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Team News – August 2, 2019

The Spectrum office will be closed Monday August 5, 2019 for BC Day

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Have you referred a New Hire to Spectrum?

Referrals are one of the best ways to recruit! We appreciate all of them, so please keep  sending them our way!

If you refer someone you know to Spectrum and they are hired and stay with us for 9 months, we’ll provide you with a $50 bonus as a thank you for sending us great people!!

Please make sure you let the person you’re referring know to mention you when they apply and come in for their interview. It’s also a good idea to email and give Human Resources a heads up.

Thank you!


Registering your Compass Card

You might want to register your Compass Card to protect your unused balance if your card is lost or stolen.

Below please find the Translink link to register your card:

  • They will ask for the compass card number
  • CVN code (which is on the back of the compass card)
  • Card name is optional (give your card a name (e.g. John UBC – instead of a number)

Then a check “I agree to the Compass Card Terms and Conditions of Use for creating an account”

Then follow the prompts.



About International Self-Care Day



July 18, 2019  Please click on the headlines for the full story.

Bending the benefits cost curve

Benefits plan costs have been on the rise for many reasons. These include an aging workforce, higher rates of chronic disease (like diabetes) and the introduction of highly effective, high-cost specialty drugs.

Pharmacare update

On Wednesday June 12, 2019, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare released the Council’s final report, A Prescription for Canada: Achieving Pharmacare for All.

Sun Life has delisted service providers

Sun Life sometimes finds it necessary to disallow certain medical and dental service providers, clinics, facilities or medical suppliers, and pharmacies from claims processing and reimbursement in an effort to better protect your plan.


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Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

Helps You with Personal and Professional Concerns

If you are currently enrolled in our employee group benefits, you are eligible to receive support from the EAP.

Information on our new EAP is available at: 
or by phone at 1-855-544-7722

 What can you get help with?

  • Parenting and Child Care
  • Education
  • Older Adults
  • Midlife & Retirement
  • Financial and Legal Issues
  • Work Issues
  • Health & Wellness
  • Emotional Well-Being

For more information and to access the program, please contact Human Resources at

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