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Who Should get Travel Insurance?

We hear from Canadians all the time about their cousin, friend, or aunt so-and-so who went on a vacation without insurance and were just fine. We’re sure that’s true, but insurance isn’t there for the times the vacation goes fine and dandy. On the contrary, Health Risk is there for when the plan goes terribly,
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Pet Insurance

How much to spend when our pet gets sick is a dilemma many people face. In fact it’s probably a question asked of most pet owners at some point in their “fur baby’s” life and it can be agonizing. Most of the wonderful advancements that have been made in testing and treatments for humans have
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Don’t Forget to Ask Your Employer About These Benefits

If you’ve just been offered a new job then let us be the first to offer you a warm congratulations! But before you make your decision about whether to take the offer or not, there are a couple things about Employee Benefits that you should remember to ask about. Vacations If you’re a frequenter of our blog,
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Travel Insurance and Cannabis

Cannabis use has been around for a long time but with the pending legalization in Canada, legal recreational use in 9 states and the District of Columbia (although still illegal federally) it’s got Canadians asking questions about how it will effect their travel be handled by insurance companies. First, cannabis is still illegal in Canada,
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Tips for Canadians Traveling Abroad

Most of us living in Canada are pretty darn lucky. It’s hard to overstate how fortunate we are to have access to warm homes, clean water, and affordable healthcare. Other people living in other countries aren’t always so lucky, and when Canadians travel abroad, it’s important to take our health and the health risks of
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Attracting and Retaining Employees: The Benefits of Benefits

Has your organization been struggling to attract and retain quality employees for the past few years? Do you understand the immense value of employee benefit offerings? When it comes to finding and keeping top-tier talent, there are many benefits of offering employee benefits. At Health Risk, we can help you design comprehensive employee benefits programs
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Health Care Coverage After Retirement

So it’s getting closer, that day when you’ll be able to pack it all in, grab your clubs and finally pursue your next career as a professional golfer. Okay, maybe that’s not exactly your plans for retirement but if you’re like millions of Canadians, retirement is either here or quickly approaching. Most baby-boomers have talked
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Occupational Stress

In the Western world, many people learn to cope and deal with a variety of different stresses. One of the main causes of stress in Canada is occupational stress. Occupational stress is quite simply stress involving work. It can stem from a wide range of problems from inadequate work conditions and long hours to an
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What Type of Benefit Plans Does Health Risk Offer?

Is your company looking for an insurance benefit plan provider? Have you explored the many flexible options available from Health Risk Services? If not, you should take some time today to explore some of the benefit plans offered by Health Risk. At Health Risk Services, our benefit programs are uniquely designed to meet company’s specific
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