How Provincial Budgets Affect Those with Long-term Disabilities

On April 15, 2012, in British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, by Jason Hall

The last few blog posts have focused on how the Federal 2012 Budget affect those with long-term disabilities. This post takes you on a quick tour of changes to legislation of provincial budgets. Starting in the West… In Victoria, the British Columbia 2012 Provincial Budget offers social services to provide $294 million over three years […]

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 […]

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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