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Employee Benefits

We provide the following services to YOU;

• determine your goals as an organization in regards to Employee Benefits
• tailor a plan design that works for your organization now and in the future
• market your plan to multiple insurers and make recommendations that align to your corporate goals
• monitor your plan’s financial results and make recommendations to maintain the plan’s value
• provide guidance to you and your staff on insurance and related matters
• engage employees in Health and Wellness initiatives
• simplify the process of benefits administration/operation
• provide advice and benefits benchmarking data relevant to your industry and geographic location
• track your claiming patterns to allocate premiums efficiently

Products and Services offered include

• Traditional Insured benefits plans
• Health Spending Accounts
• ASO benefits plans (self insured)
• Group RRSP and Savings Plans
• Health and Welfare Trusts
• Individual Health and Dental plans
• Coverage for foreign employees of Canadian firms
• Cost Plus Arrangements
• Guaranteed Standard Issue (GSI)
• Group Critical Illness Insurance

Ted Balderson

Ted has spent the majority of his professional career specializing in the employee benefits field. Prior to becoming an associate with Christie-Phoenix, he was a benefits consultant with Canada’s largest independent insurance brokerage.

His in-depth knowledge of the insurance market and insurance company procedures gives clients a true measure of expertise.  At Christie-Phoenix, his experienced approach provides focused and sustainable benefit plan strategies to businesses of all types and sizes.

Ted has been providing unique solutions to his clients for over two decades.  He holds the prestigious CLU designation, and has completed the coveted CEBS (Certified Employee Benefits Specialist) designation.  He is a member of the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute (CPBI).  His undergraduate degree is in Economics.

More than anything, Ted values spending time with his family.  Okay, and on his Harley.  He is active in his community in many different ways: sits on the Board for the Ride to Live for Prostate Cancer, sat on the Finance Committee at Pacific Christian School, sat on the Board for the BC Children’s Hospital Childrun, coaches minor hockey at Saanich Minor Hockey Association, coaches baseball at Layritz, is a member of the Odd Fellows, and served with the Vancouver Island Prostate Cancer Research Foundation.

Click here to email Ted Balderson

His favourite saying?  “Never mistake a career for a life.  Get down on the floor and play with your kids.”





Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:30pm


10:00am - 4:00pm


Sunday & Holidays



Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:30pm




Sunday & Holidays