Financial and legal services

Last updated: September 7, 2021

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

They're free, voluntary and available to everyone, including:

  • Auxiliary employees
  • Employees receiving a Short Term Illness and Injury Plan (STIIP) or long-term disability (LTD) benefits
  • Family members who normally live with an employee
  • Depending on your needs, an intake counsellor may redirect you to telephone or online supports.

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Financial advice services

  • Work one-on-one by telephone with a professional financial advisor
  • Address a broad range of general financial concerns, including:
    • Planning a budget
    • Savings strategies
    • Debt assessment and management
    • Improving credit rating
  • Get 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
    • Goal-setting exercises
  • This self-directed program is available for 3 months after the service has been initiated

Legal advice and referral services

  • Work with a professional legal advisor one-on-one over the phone
  • Use 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
  • Get a referral to a qualified lawyer in your community, in some cases at a discounted referral rate