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

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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GroupHEALTH is a Member of the 100 New Clients Club

WOW! This month GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® broke a record – over 100 new clients in the month of February! It’s the first time we’ve had triple digits for new clients coming onboard in one month, and it’s all thanks to the awesome teamwork at GroupHEALTH. Our continued success is due to our hard working team of […]

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GroupHEALTH continues to invest in Advisor Partner success

Surrey, British Columbia – GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions®, one of Canada’s largest and most respected independent benefits providers, has launched a significant set of enhancements to their highly regarded New Business Development (NBD) program. Established in 2007, the NBD program provides GroupHEALTH’s exclusive network of Advisor Partners with thoroughly pre-screened and pre-qualified sales leads, which is […]

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The Heart Failure Epidemic

The 2016 Heart and Stroke Foundation Report on the Health of Canadians finds the number of Canadians living with cardiovascular disease, including heart failure, is increasing. Currently there are 600,000 Canadians living with heart failure with 50,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Many Canadians believe heart failure happens when your heart completely stops beating. In […]

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Tackling the increasing costs of your Group Benefit Plan

Tackling the increasing costs of your Group Benefit Plan

According to a new report by Aon Hewitt, the average global cost increase for group benefit plans will be 9.1% in 2016, which is five and a half percentage points higher than the initially projected global average. This increase is largely due to the cost of specialty drugs used to treat illnesses such as chronic […]

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GMS Insurance becomes a member of GroupHEALTH’s exclusive Advisor Partner network

GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® is increasing its exclusive Advisor Partner network by partnering with GMS Insurance. The new relationship allows GMS Insurance to expand their portfolio by offering innovative GroupHEALTH products and services, and allows GroupHEALTH to provide more coverage in Ontario. This is an exciting opportunity for both companies to grow their respective business. GMS […]

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