News and Updates


Living with anxiety

In 2013, an estimated three million Canadians over the age of 18 reported living with a mood or anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are among the most common types of mental disorders in Canada and can have a major impact on the daily lives of those affected.

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Retirement: How this impacts your benefits coverage (CUPE)

Congratulations on your retirement!

Consider these things about your benefits coverage. 

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Benefit reminders for end of school year

The school year is coming to a close and summer is just a few weeks away! In preparation for the summer, here are some important reminders about your benefits coverage 

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Avoid being a late entrant

Taking longer than 31 days to complete your benefits enrolment or update your coverage could mean proof of good health requirements, coverage limitations or even coverage denied. Don’t be a late entrant!

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Going on a leave or FTE status reduced to 0.3 or less?

If you are going on a leave or your full-time equivalent (FTE) status has been reduced to 0.3 or less, here are things you need to know and do to update your benefits.

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Claim submission deadlines for your health and dental benefits

If your eligibility for benefits ends due to a change in your work status (e.g. you retire, your contract ends, etc.), you will have benefits on the day your work status changes until 11:59 p.m. that day. 

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10 sustainability tips to help save the planet and save you money

If you’ve been paying attention to recent news headlines about the state of our environment, it’s clear that our planet needs help. Yet, for many of us, the concept of sustainable living can seem daunting and costly. It’s easy to get caught up in thinking of ‘living green’ as being a luxury, but this isn’t always the case. 

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Get your sleep. Your mental health depends on it

Awaking from a good night’s sleep can help you feel energized and ready to take on the day ahead, however the benefits of a sound sleep go far beyond vitality.

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