Entries by Aviva Abraham

Coronavirus: Will Your Insurance Pay Out?

I have fielded many calls and emails these last 8 weeks and by far the most frequent question that clients have asked has been: Will my insurance payout should I be diagnosed with Coronavirus? Things continue to evolve, so some of this information may change; however, below is a summary of how Coronavirus is currently being handled […]

Coronavirus: 3 Things to Keep in Mind

1. Get information from the right sources and from the experts Many healthcare professionals are advising that the mass panic such as you see in the U.S. is not warranted, there are many unsubstantiated stories and statistics being circulated. The media is NOT the best place to get your information. Where can I get reliable updates […]

Traveling This Winter?

3 Quick Tips Before You Go Planning vacation time over the next few months to get away from the cold and enjoy some R&R? Below are some updates about OHIP and useful tips about emergency medical coverage to be aware of when planning your trip! The Risk Getting medical care out of your home city […]

Volatile Markets: Can You Protect Yourself?!

It’s easier than you think 2018 was the worst year for stocks since 2008 but even more worrisome was the volatility we experienced. The Dow swung 1,000 points in one single session alone! This has happened only eight times in its history and five of those took place in 2018.* The good news is the Dow Jones had […]

Anna Kendrick’s important message after her hospitalization

If you enjoyed watching Pitch Perfect (1,2 and 3), you’d recognize the name Anna Kendrick – the musically gifted star of these movies. Recently, Anna experienced several extremely painful episodes, it turns out, from kidney stones. She admitted to trying to work through the pain, hoping everything would subside and she wouldn’t have to miss time from […]

Marijuana in the Workplace:

What Employers and Employees Need to Know       This article was originally published in the August 2018 issue of HR Professional Magazine. Once recreational marijuana becomes legal this October, a major increase in marijuana consumption is expected. According to a study conducted by Deloitte, 22 per cent of Canadian adults currently consume recreational marijuana, at […]