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The recent CGIB June seminar was called out in the Benefits and Pension Monitor Online posting.

The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) has announced that Guideline G19, which was supposed to establish conventions for advisor compensation for group benefits and group retirement services, is effectively withdrawn…..

Members of a benefits and retirement advisor group are being encouraged to remain vigilant about the future of G19 following recent comments made by the head of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) that the disclosure guideline has been misinterpreted….

The Canadian Life and Health Association (CLHIA) President and CEO thinks guideline 19 on disclosure of insurance and group annuity broker compensation has been “misunderstood.” Adopting it is voluntary, he notes….

The total private drug plan (PDP) drug cost is expected to grow at a compound annual rate (CAGR) of 4.66 per cent from 2017 to 2019, the forecast impacted by utilization (3.8 per cent), recent new drug entries (2.02 per cent), and specialty drugs (2.14 per cent)

We recently had a great CGIB Seminar where Bill Zolis and one of his clients spoke on the Human side behind the claims. Click on the link below to read the touching story of how a broker can add value, make a difference and come away an even better person..

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The bulk of group benefit advisors already disclose how much they are compensated to their clients, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Canadian Group Insurance Brokers Inc. (CGIB).

Two-thirds (67 per cent) of group insurance brokers said their client base would decrease if employer-paid benefits became taxable income, according to a survey by the Canadian Group Insurance Brokers and Digital Journal Group.

We have been waiting to see what comes out of the Ontario Government in regards to the Bill 148 Rollbacks and it looks like we finally know.  See a quick summary and article below.