Employment insurance has been written about earlier on this blog and it is likely that the Maternal and Parental Benefits offered through the program are known to most people. This post will look at the Employment Insurance Compassionate Care Benefits available through the program. Employment Insurance (EI) offers Compassionate Care Benefits to people who have…

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Being a successful entrepreneur involves access to sufficient capital and business acumen among other necessities. Another important area that requires attention, contingent on the type of business, is insurance to protect business assets from potential risks. This article will look at the types of insurance available to a small business owner, which might be worth…

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People receiving Employment Insurance (EI) payments are responsible for conducting searches for a new job, documenting their search activities, and reporting the same to Service Canada. In January 2013, the Connecting Canadians with Available Jobs (CCAJ) initiative was introduced to help unemployed people on EI benefits stay connected with available jobs. The initiative is designed…

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If you are a younger budding entrepreneur who believes that you have what it takes to become successful including a solid business plan, then this article may be useful to you. Futurpreneur Canada (formerly known as the Canadian Youth Business Foundation or CYBF) has been involved with emerging entrepreneurs since 1996 and their services are…

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This blog has featured Canada Pension Plan (CPP)-related posts before. In a similar vein, this post will discuss about another CPP-related benefit available to dependent children of disabled or deceased CPP contributors. Types of Children’s Benefits Disabled contributor’s child benefit. This benefit is available to the child of a CPP contributor who is receiving a…

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Overseas travel is a favorite pastime and/or goal for many people. Travel can provide a new experience through the chance to see great landscapes and monuments and meet new people and learn their culture, not to mention temporary relief from the monotony of everyday life. However, it is vital that a traveler stays healthy to…

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