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Keep up on the latest news in health, wellness and benefits industry thought-leadership with the Benefits World Blog.

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GroupHEALTH Welcomes Gary Edmands as Vice President of Sales

Surrey, B.C. – Matt Houghton, CEO of GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions®, one of Canada’s largest and most respected third-party benefits administrators, welcomes Gary Edmands to GroupHEALTH in the role of Vice President of Sales. Gary will be based in GroupHEALTH’s Etobicoke, Ont. office and will oversee all sales operations across Canada. Gary earned a Bachelor of […]

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Manion Wilkins & Associates Ltd. Welcomes Ron Smitko to the Team

Toronto, Ont. – Mike Neheli, President of Manion Wilkins & Associates Ltd., – one of Canada’s largest and most respected third-party benefits and pension administrators – welcomes Ron Smitko as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. A graduate of Brown University (Providence, R.I.), Ron earned Bachelor degrees in Economics and Organizational Behaviour Management. Ron brings […]

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Effective return to work strategies

Disability Management Institute (DMI) President, Matt Hendrick explains how the right return to work strategies can help reduce the duration of employee absences and generate positive outcomes for both employees and employers. Read more in Benefits & Pensions Monitor  

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GroupHEALTH Benefits Solutions® Announces Top Performers at 2016 Advisor Partner Summit

SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA – GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® awarded their top Advisor Partners in the categories of the GroupHEALTH Pioneer Award, Rookie of Year, Top Producers of the Year, and 100% Client Retention, at the Advisor Partner Summit held in Vancouver, from October 19 – 21, 2016. The recipients received the awards at the annual ceremony […]

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Constitutional Challenge

On our Radar: Constitutional Challenge Raises Compelling Arguments on Canadian Health-Care

Is the Canadian health-care system as we know it about to change? The start of a BC court case that features a constitutional challenge against Canada’s health-care system has caught the eye of not only British Columbians, but citizens across the country. The national attention surrounding this case comes as no surprise with opposition arguing […]

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Networking is Nice, but Sweatworking is Better!

Part of what makes working at GroupHEALTH so great is the emphasis placed on health and wellness at home and at the workplace. You can’t walk too far through the office before spotting a well-stocked fruit bowl (help yourself!), and twice a week you’ll look around and think ‘where did everyone go?’, only to find […]

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“Watch Your Language” Advises Law Firm, Bull Housser

Clear as Mud? How many times has a breakdown in communication been a thorn in your side? Maybe you were unprepared for a project because the outline wasn’t detailed enough. Or maybe you showed up to a coffee shop only to find that your friend was at the other Starbucks on 1st and Main. Whatever […]

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GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® Partners With Manion Wilkins & Associates Ltd.

For Immediate Release June 7, 2016 GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® Partners With Manion Wilkins & Associates Ltd. Surrey, British Columbia – GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® and Manion Wilkins & Associates Ltd., two of Canada’s largest and most respected independent benefits providers, have joined forces, with GroupHEALTH making an investment in the successful Toronto-based third party administrator. GroupHEALTH […]

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The Canadian Obesity Crisis: What You Can Do

The obesity crisis in Canada is real according to a Senate committee report released earlier this week. The number of obese adults has doubled in Canada since 1980 while the number of obese children has tripled. Each year 48,000 to 66,000 Canadians die from illnesses linked to excess weight, such as heart disease, high cholesterol, […]

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