Ontario Human Rights Tribunal

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal interim decision rules that it is discriminatory to deny group benefits to employees 65 and older. A case between an employee and employer was recently brought before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal. The case related to the termination of health, dental and life insurance group benefits at age 65. In an interim decision […]

Employment Insurance Premium Rate Change for 2019, reduction in EI premiums can be used to fund RSP?

While the rate is going down this might be an opportunity to use the reduction to fund an RRSP vs taking increases on your pay and getting taxed on that amount! September 13, 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec – Government of Canada Today, the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families,[…..]

Demography influencing inflation and interest rates

The fertility rate in industrialized countries dropped in the early 1970’s, while at the same time, life expectancy increased steadily. As a result, there are fewer working-age people to support the dependent consumer portion of the population, those under age 15 and over the age of 65. This shift in balance between those who produce and those[…..]