Congratulations: You’re opening a branch or subsidiary office in Canada! Tapping into Canada’s market of 33 million citizens, not to mention its highly educated and motivated workforce, is a great idea. Now that you’re staffing up, you’re undoubtedly looking at a benefits coverage for your new Canadian employees. Before you jump in to the first… Continue reading Considering An Employee Benefits Plan For Your Canadian Staff? Here’s Where To Start
There is a shortage of tech talent in Canada, especially in cities like Toronto. To address this, the Canadian government launched the global skills visa program to allow Canadian companies to bring in foreign workers within two weeks. Up until this program launched, it would take up to a year to bring a foreign worker… Continue reading Canada’s New Global Skills Visa Program: Important Note About Employee Health Insurance
I speak with a lot of U.S. based startups that have or are looking to set up shop in Canada, specifically Toronto. Different laws, healthcare systems, policies and even corporate cultures between Canada and the U.S. create a big learning curve for the founders of these startups. I’ve compiled a list of the most frequently… Continue reading What U.S. Based Startups Opening Canadian Offices Need to Know About Employee Benefits
I talk to a lot of startups about health benefits coverage. While there are differences from company to company, massage, dental, vision and drug coverage have always been top requests. However, over the past 18-24 months, I’ve noticed a shift in what startups are looking for in terms of health benefits coverage for their teams.… Continue reading Are You Providing Health Benefits Coverage That Your Team Actually Wants?