Financial & Legal Services

These services offer confidential advice and resources related to financial and legal concerns.

They are free, voluntary, and available to everyone, including all auxiliary employees and all employees receiving a Short Term Illness and Injury Plan or long-term disability benefits. Family members who normally live with an employee may also access these services.

Depending on the nature of your inquiry, an intake counsellor may redirect you to telephone or online supports.

Financial Advice Services

  • Work one on one by telephone with a professional financial advisor
  • Access this service to address a broad range of general financial concerns, including: planning a budget, savings strategies, debt assessment and management, and improving credit rating
  • Obtain a referral to an external financial expert for more specialized assistance

Online Financial Planning Program

  • Improve your financial education and create an action plan for your future, through this self-directed online program
  • Assess your current individual financial situation
  • Build a personalized action plan and stay on track with a range of helpful tools
  • Take advantage of helpful interactive features, including self-assessments, checklists and goal-setting exercises
  • This self-directed program is available for three months after the service has been initiated

Legal Advice and Referral Services

  • Work one on one by telephone with a professional legal advisor
  • Access this service if you need general legal advice in areas such as
    • Family law
    • Wills and estate planning
    • Landlord-tenant issues
    • Bankruptcy
    • Real estate
    • Legal summons or subpoenas
  • Obtain a referral to a qualified lawyer in your community, in some cases at a discounted referral rate