Benefit Advisor Network Launches in Canada

Two Prestigious Canadian Firms Named Founding Members April 14, 2021. Cleveland, OH and Toronto, Canada Benefit Advisors Network (BAN), the premiere international network of independent employee benefit firms, is pleased to announce that it has launched in Canada,...

Press Release – HRprimed

The Leslie Group and HRprimed Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Scalable HR and Benefits Solutions to Canadian SME Market 10 March 2021. Toronto, Ontario The Leslie Group, a leading independent employee benefits consultancy founded in 1992, announced today...

Press Release – Marathon

THE LESLIE GROUP LIMITED ANNOUNCES MERGER WITH MARATHON BENEFIT CORPORATION AS PART OF FURTHER EXPANSION IN WESTERN CANADA The Leslie Group Ltd and Marathon Benefit Corp have merged to enhance the value we offer to our clients through service, innovation, technology...

OHIP+ Youth Drug program – changes April 1, 2019

Background  In January 2018, the previous Ontario Liberal government launched OHIP+ Youth Drug program, with an estimated annual cost of $465 million. It was designed to provide coverage to all OHIP-insured dependents under the age of 25 for the roughly 4,400 drugs...

OHIP+ Being Repealed – In Part

Six months following the implementation of the OHIP+ drug coverage for Ontarians under the age of 25, the new provincial government is repealing it, at least in part. Effective January 1, 2018, all Ontario residents under the age of 25 received full reimbursement of...

Ontario – Universal drug coverage for Youth

The government of Ontario released its 2017 budget on Thursday April 27, 2017.  Contained within the 2017 budget was a surprise policy announcement: the creation of a new drug program called OHIP+: Children & Youth Pharmacare. This will benefit all Ontario...

Top Ten Year-Round Tax Tips

People will do almost anything to save on taxes, like claiming the family dog as a security system for their home business, or claiming their stamp-licking toddler as an employee. In her 18 years of accounting, Christie Henderson, managing partner of Henderson...