We’re hosting our annual Group Benefit Seminar on May 31 – join us!

May 31, 2018 at the Holiday Inn, Kitchener, ON

We hope you can come out and enjoy the information we have to share with you, and take advantage of an excellent opportunity to network with your peers.

To save your seat, please RSVP by May 24, 2018 to Marisa Macnab stating your preferred choice for the breakout session (Group Benefits Legal Update or The Changing Defined Benefit Funding Landscape in Ontario). You may RSVP via email to [email protected] or by phone 519-804-9175.  CE/CHRP credits are pending.

We invite you to download the agenda via the button, or we’ve posted it as text below as well. We look forward to seeing you.

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8:00 – 8:30 am – Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 8:40 am – Welcome – Alecia Henderson, VP, Group Benefit Services, CBA Canada

8:40 – 9:20 am – 2017 Retrospective Drug Trends & Trends in Medication Management Outcomes
Cory Cowan, Director Professional Services, TELUS Health
What are the emerging trends in drug plan management that are impacting benefit plans?  Find out what you, as a plan sponsor, need to be aware of as you structure your drug plan design for the future.

9:20 – 10:00 am – Breakout Sessions – your choice: session A or session B

Session A) Group Benefits Legal Update
Stephen Goodwin, Hicks Morley LLP
Legal and legislative update covering the most recent important changes you need to know to effectively manage your Human Resources. Topics will include medical marijuana, Bill 148 impact and other recent case law developments.

Session B) The Changing Defined Benefit Funding Landscape in Ontario
Kathy Licata, Consulting Actuary, Mondelis/CBA Canada
We’ll discuss the proposed FSCO regulation changes and the potential impact they will have on Defined Benefit Pension plan funding in Ontario.

10:00 – 10:15 am – Break

10:15 – 10:00 am – WSIB and Chronic Mental Stress
Dawn Yearwood, Vice President—Integrated Solutions & Compliance, Acclaim Ability
Learn about WSIB’s new policy on Chronic Mental Stress. How can you as an employer help to promote healthy minds in the workplace?

11:00 am – 11:40 am – Building Resilience
Sherry Campbell, M.A. RSW ® RP, Sherry Campbell Group
How does resiliency influence employees personally and employers as a whole? Strategies and tools to build Resiliency in your Workplace!

11:40 am – 12:00 pm – What’s New at CBA/NFP – Dean Howard, Managing Director CBA Canada and Rob Crofts, EVP, Business Development, CBA Canada

12:00 – 1:00 pm – Lunch