What To Do If Your Work-Related Disability Claim Is Denied

On February 29, 2012, in Canada, Ontario, Toronto, Vancouver, by Jason Hall

Chronic stress in the workplace cause is being blamed for increased disability claims in Canada, but as with many mental health issues, its harder to make a case for a disability claim. According to a survey Towers Watson, “Despite growing awareness and action, mental health conditions continue to be the most common reason for disability […]

Tax Credits for People with Long-Term Disabilities

On February 27, 2012, in British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver, by Jason Hall

On Monday, February 20, Don Davies, NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway held a sold-out seminar on disability tax credit. It seems there is enough interest in this riding on long-term disability tax credits to pack the Trout Lake Community Centre on a rainy Monday night. As the promotional materials put it, “In our community, thousands of […]

Veterans Drummed Out Of Their Disability Claims

On February 21, 2012, in British Columbia, Canada, Ottawa, Surrey, Winnipeg, by Rosalie McLachlin

With National Defence stating that 2,000 soldiers were injured in the last ten years in Afghanistan, why is it that Canadian veterans are being drummed out of their entitlement to benefits—without even knowing why? A recent CBC interview reveals that the Government doesn’t do a good enough job explaining to the country’s 200,000 veterans why […]

Disability Claim Denied – a bitter pill to swallow

On February 7, 2012, in British Columbia, Canada, Ontario, Quebec, by Jason Hall

A recent study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal finds that one in ten Canadians are not filling prescription drugs, because they can’t afford them. Many Canadians mistakenly assume that universal medicare will cover all their medical expenses, and are shocked when they discover the costs for their prescription drugs. The result for many: they […]

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