Canadians Do Not Need To Worry by Kirsteen Etherington

By now we thought we would all be inured to such conspiracy theories as the hoax pandemic and the stolen election; but recent online misinformation about Canadian life insurance companies and the vaccine made us want to send out a clarification. Very happy to confirm that the Canadian Life Insurance industry is encouraging all Canadians […]

Tune in Tomorrow (Sept 26th) for motionball’s First Ever Virtual Marathon of Sport!

While COVID-19 has affected us all, Special Olympics athletes are feeling the effects of this global pandemic more than most. Sport programs are suspended, competitions have been cancelled, and many athletes remain stuck indoors, at a greater risk of contracting COVID-19 than the general population. Now more than ever, the role of motionball events in […]

Continuing Employee Benefit Coverage & Premium Flexibility

Canadian insurance companies are striving to provide small businesses some flexibility in continuing benefits coverage to their employees Similar to many financial institutions, Canadian insurance companies recognize that we are living through the greatest social, economic and health challenge in generations and good employee health has never been more critical. Most benefit carriers are relaxing […]

Government Continues To Listen

Prime Minister Trudeau today announced additional positive changes pertaining to increased flexibility in the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Plan and the Canada  Summer Jobs program after concerns raised about small businesses and students falling between the cracks. For details please go to:

Life Insurance Companies Demonstrating COVID-19 Flexibility

A combination of relaxed underwriting, enhanced digital channels and coverage extensions reflect measures being introduced by many Canadian Life Insurance companies. Certain large carriers are temporarily expanding their risk tolerance by relaxing certain underwriting requirements. Many carriers are accelerating improved electronic delivery options and expanding digital processes ( a much welcomed development ). Some carriers […]

Further 75% Wage Subsidy details & Interaction with CERB

  The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy  

Government of Canada Listens

   The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Increasing from 10% to 75% Wage Subsidies for qualifying businesses. This will greatly help businesses maintain payroll & employment with positive spinoffs for the economic recovery on the other side of the pandemic. Will cover 75% of salary on the first $58,700 earned, back dated to March 15 Any […]

Government introduces Canada Emergency Response Benefit to Help Workers and Businesses

Please find attached the Federal Government’s: Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERP) legislation approved on March 25th ; intended to provide up to $1,800 month net to workers who have lost income to the COVID -19 pandemic for up to 4 months.   Government introduces Canada Emergency Response Benefit to Help Workers and Businesses

motionball 2019 Year in Review

    Summary of growth in 2019:    A big year of growth for motionball in many ways. In 2019, we hosted 41 events (up from 32 in 2018), and engaged over 11,700 participants and guests. Breakdown of events: Marathon of Sport (city wide events) – 15 (vs 14 in 2018) motionballU – 21 (18 schools […]


Have you bought your ticket yet for the 2019 motionball Toronto Gala, Friday February 1st at the Liberty Grand? Thanks to your support, tickets to the motionball Toronto Gala have SOLD OUT for the past 5 years, so hurry over to before all of the tickets are gone! Hosted by Devo Brown you don’t want […]