It is important to decide whether a worker is an employee or a self-employed individual. Employment status directly affects a person's entitlement to employment insurance (EI) benefits under the Employment Insurance Act. It can also have an impact on how a worker is treated under other legislation such as the Canada Pension Plan and the Income Tax Act.
When the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association rolled out its proposed compensation disclosure guideline in January 2018, it quickly inflamed tensions with group benefits and retirement advisors.
As things start to slowly return to a new normal, services such as massage, dental ,and other medical services are starting to open up. With this increased usage comes claims, says Dave Patriarche, president of Mainstay Insurance and founder of the Canadian Group Insurance Brokers (CGIB).