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Canada's Healthcare System Becoming Too Similar To United States'

The latest Commonwealth Study ranked Canada's health care system a dismal second to last in a list of eleven major industrialized countries. It is true that Canada's health system is fragmented and uncoordinated. Too often people fall through the cracks and we are miserable at managing patients with multiple illnesses. And too often our system feels unresponsive to the concerns of patients and their families.
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Illness Can Strike at Any Time -- Insure Your Savings

If you suffered a critical illness and if money were no object, I am sure all of us would spend every last dime we had to recover and get on with our lives. Sadly, most of us are not in such a position. Therefore, where would one get the money if there were no bottomless money pouch available? Here are some ways you can use critical illness insurance to fill a financial void.
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Do Your Future Self a Favour and Plan for the Worst

When someone becomes critically ill, it can become very difficult or next to impossible for them to do the day-to-day things they need to in order to run a successful business. However, all is not doom and gloom, there is a solution to this situation but it needs to be in place before someone becomes critically ill not after and it is called critical illness insurance.
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Should Your Genetics Be Available to Insurance Companies?

Ontario is proposing a change to the Ontario Human Rights Code aimed at protecting people's genetic information from being used by insurance companies and employers. The proposed privacy regulations sound like a positive move for society -- a policy slam dunk. But, one can expect the insurance industry to oppose such legislation with some fairly logical and fundamental arguments.

What Will Your Legacy Be?

Recently a 97-year-old New York man left his $40 million fortune to....no one. People need to encourage their friends and family to start sharing their wishes and their wants...to make it an acceptable discussion topic.
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Corporate Canada's Getting Sneakier After the RBC Layoffs

The recent RBC outsourcing fiasco was so unusual, revealing and, for many Canadians, infuriating. Corporate Canada was watching as RBC flailed around amidst the firestorm of its own creation. You have to know everyone was taking notes. Publicly traded companies will be far more careful on farming out jobs.
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Great-West Life Makes Big Purchase

WINNIPEG - Great-West Lifeco Inc. will acquire Irish Life Group for $1.75 billion from the Government of Ireland, which acquired the financial services company last summer as part of a bailout of its...
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The Purchase That Could Keep Your Small Business From Bankruptcy

Small and medium-sized business owners are risk takers and dreamers. But most small and medium sized business owners are either unfamiliar with, or put off the purchase of Legal Expense Insurance. Though the benefits could mean the difference between success and bankruptcy, few are aware of the many compelling reasons for such a policy. Here are the top five reasons to look into legal expense coverage.