Benefits Eligibility Requirements for You & Your Dependants
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Eligibility Requirements

Your Eligibility

Upon completing 390 hours of service during your first 26 consecutive weeks of employment, your benefits eligibility is as follows:

  • You will automatically receive – for you only – Basic Life and AD&D coverage at no cost to you.
  • You may enrol for Medical, Vision and/or Dental coverage, administered through Canada Life.
  • If you enrol for Medical and Vision coverage, you may also enrol your eligible dependants who are residents of Canada, for Medical and Vision coverage only.


Dependant Eligibility

Your Spouse/Partner

Coverage is available for your spouse by marriage or under any other formal union recognized by law, or your partner of the same or opposite sex who has been publicly represented as your spouse for at least 12 consecutive months.

Your Child(ren)

Coverage is available of the child is:

  • your dependant child or your spouse/partner’s dependant child (other than foster children),
  • under age 21,
  • entirely dependent on you for financial support, and
  • not married or in any other formal union recognized by law.

If an enroled child becomes handicapped before age 21, their eligibility for coverage will continue as long as they are:

  • incapable of financial self-support because of a physical or mental disability,
  • entirely depend on you for financial support, and
  • are not married or in any other formal union recognized by law.

Extended Health Coverage for Saskatchewan Team Members

If you’re a part-time Team Member in Saskatchewan who regularly works at least 780 hours each year, Michaels offers you Extended Health coverage, which includes:

  • Extended Medical and Vision coverage that enhances or “extends” the coverage you receive from your provincial health plan.
  • Extended Dental coverage for you only.