February 2018 Archives

Canadian media has exploded with a story that broke a couple of weeks ago about a well-known Canadian writer and professor whose disability insurance claim for depression was denied after he took a l...

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People have health insurance to cover their medical expenses when they are injured or ill. However, what happens when a person becomes disabled and cannot earn an income for a significant period of ti...

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People can suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) for a variety of reasons, including car crashes, sporting accidents, falls from heights and more. In fact, TBIs are a leading cause of long-term disabi...

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Those who suffer from a mental illness often suffer in silence. Not only is there a stigma attached to having a mental illness, but it is usually no physical monikers that allow others to see that a p...

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Many times, when a person starts a new job or even if they've been in the same position for a while, they are fortunate to be offered a variety of job benefits by their employer. It can sometimes be c...

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Whether it is a planned life event, a sudden illness or an injury, an employee may need to take a leave from work. Employees considering taking a leave should understand the commonly confused short te...

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