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14 Nov New Dental Fee Guide for Alberta

You may have heard that the Alberta Dental Association and College (ADAC) recently released its first new Dental Fee Guide since 1997. The ADAC fee guide and details can be found here: Alberta Dental Association and College Dental Fee Guide How will this affect benefit plans? This...

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14 Nov E.I. Premium and Maximum Increases for 2018

The federal government has announced an increase in the employment insurance maximum insurable earnings for 2018. Starting on January 1, 2018, the maximum insurable earnings will be $51,700 per year. The maximum benefit amount will then be $547 per week. Benefits plans that participate in the...

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06 Oct Travel Coverage for Family Getaways

Increasingly, baby boomers are considering multi-generational vacations. When planning your next family vacation, here are a few important tips relating to travel coverage: Check your existing policies to make sure who is covered. The definition of “family” can vary between insurers. Are there discounts available...

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07 Sep In the News: HUMANCapital Magazine, Fall 2017

Vital Partners Co-Principal has contributed an article to the Fall 2017 issue of HUMANCapital Magazine, the official publication of CPHR Alberta. This issue focuses on the multi-generational workplace, and Andrea's article, entitled "One Size Might Not Fit All in a Multi-Generational Workplace," discusses what employers can...

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31 Aug Need to Know: Group Benefits – August 2017

It’s time for another edition of our “Need to Know” series, where we rotate between our focus areas of Insurance and Employee Benefits. This month, our focus is on Group Benefits: Keeping your organization’s health benefits plan in check entails communicating refreshers and reminders to...

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