• April 27, 2022

    Scotiabank® and CDSPI Announce Strategic Agreement

    TORONTO, April 27, 2022 — Today, Scotiabank and CDSPI announce a new five-year strategic agreement. Under this new arrangement, Scotiabank will be the exclusive referral partner of CDSPI for personal and business banking products and services to address the unique banking needs of CDSPI clients. CDSPI, a not-for-profit organization, is the leading provider of insurance […]

  • March 28, 2022

    Manitoba Dental Conference April 22 & 23

    The 2022 Manitoba Dental Conference will bring together the dental community for in person educational sessions, networking, social events and an exhibitor hall on April 22- 23 at the RBC Convention Centre in Regina, Manitoba. This year our theme is wellness and we have 2 sessions on strategies that focus on your whole wellness outlook […]

  • March 14, 2022

    Pacific Dental Conference (Virtual) March 14 to April 12

    CDSPI is excited to participate in The Pacific Dental Conference (PDC Virtual) from March 14 to April 12. Our sponsored session this year is Creating an Environment to Attract and Retain Staff with Paula Allen. Paula is the Global Leader, Research and Total Wellbeing at Lifeworks and she will focus on the importance of staff […]

  • March 11, 2022

    Government of Canada Adjusts Cruise Ship Travel Advisory

    By: Allianz Travel Insurance Canada   Effective 12:01am EST March 7, 2022, the Government of Canada adjusted its cruise ship travel advisory from a Level 4 (avoid all travel) to a Level 2 (exercise a high degree of caution). This means the Government no longer recommends that Canadians avoid cruise ship travel. With the lifting […]

  • February 28, 2022

    How LifeWorks can help in a traumatic event

    We are saddened and concerned by the military invasion in Ukraine. War, violence, and political uncertainty can cause stress, anxiety, and other responses, even if someone is not directly affected by the situation. Please know that we are here to support you and your family with our resources as everyone tries to understand the impact […]

  • July 22, 2021

    Coronavirus Updates From CDSPI

    Find all the latest news and updates related to COVID-19 in one central place. Access information on insurance plans, market commentaries, tax news and more. NOTICE: CDSPI remains open, offices closed to the public   Last updated September 30, 2020   TripleGuard™ Insurance1 Pandemic Coverage TripleGuard™ Insurance: Second Wave FAQ and Resources, a message from […]

  • July 6, 2021

    Emergency Information for British Columbia Fires

    July 6, 2021   In British Columbia, a wildfire in Lytton Creek has left much of the small village destroyed or damaged.   Firefighters are also battling over 100 active fires in B.C. with another 70 new fires expected in the coming days as the province continues to experience unrelenting heat which exacerbates the factors […]

  • March 26, 2021

    March 24: 2021 Ontario Budget Highlights

    On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, Ontario’s Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy tabled the province’s 2021 Budget. The Budget, titled Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health and Our Economy, continued with the prior year’s commitment to significant investment in health care and support for families, workers and employers.   The Province projects a deficit of $38.5 […]

  • December 1, 2020

    November 2020 Federal Fall Economic Statement

      On November 30, 2020, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, delivered the Federal Government of Canada’s Fall Economic Statement to address the ongoing effects and the Government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government reported the total estimated spending on direct support measures with respect to the COVID-19 Economic […]

  • November 27, 2020

    New TFSA Contribution Limit in 2021

      The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution limit for 2021 is $6,000, remaining the same as 2019 and 2020.   If you have never contributed to a TFSA and have been eligible since its introduction in 2009, your cumulative contribution room will be $75,500 in 2021.   The annual TFSA contribution limit is indexed to […]