Join us at our upcoming Group Benefit seminar (Date Change)!

June 8th, 2017 at the Holiday Inn, Kitchener, ON

Out of respect for the GV HRPA seminar we have changed the date of our Group Benefit Seminar. We hope you can come out, and enjoy the information we have to share with you, along with the opportunity to network with your peers.

To save your seat, please RSVP by June 1st, 2017 to Marisa Macnab stating your preferred choice for the breakout session (Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace or Post Retirement Benefits). 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 – 9:25 am – 2016 Drug Trend Outcomes
John Herbert, Director, Strategy, Product Development & Clinical Services, Express Scripts Canada
What are the emerging trends in pharmacy that are impacting benefit plans?  What do you, as a plan sponsor, need to be aware of?

9:25 – 10:10 am – Follow Up to Drug Trends (Round Table Discussion) 
Facilitated by: Alecia Henderson, VP Group Benefit Services, CBA Canada,

10:10 – 10:30 am – Break

10:30 – 11:15 am – Breakout Sessions your choice, session A or session B

Session A) Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
Carolyn Zinken, RN, Psychological Health and Safety Advisor, Consultant, Benefit Services
Why is it important for employers?  What are the risk factors?  How can you get started?

Session B) Post Retirement Benefits
Kathy Licata, Consulting Actuary, Mondelis/CBA Canada and Stephen J. Goodwin, Partner, Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
Is there a future for retiree benefits?  Join us as our actuarial and legal partners offer insight into managing retiree benefit programs.

11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Group Benefits Legal Update 
Stephen J. Goodwin, Partner, Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP

12:00 – 12:10 pm – What’s New at CBA – Rob Crofts, EVP, Business Development, CBA Canada

12:10 – 1:00 pm – Lunch