Exclusive CSGA Employee Group Benefit Program


As a valued member of the Canadian Sporting Goods Association (CSGA), you gain exclusive access to our national Group Benefit Plans.  This initiative leverages the collective purchasing power of our members with top-tier insurance companies, ensuring affordable rates without sacrificing coverage quality. It’s an added benefit that highlights our commitment to delivering value-driven, customized solutions to our diverse membership base in the sporting goods industry.

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Why We Chose ZLC Employee Benefits Solutions


We’ve partnered with ZLC Employee Benefits Solutions to manage our group benefits and retirement plans. The world of employee benefits and retirement programs can be complex, particularly in the fast-paced sports retail and supply sectors. ZLC excels at simplifying these complexities. They will work closely with you to tailor strategies that align with your unique needs and organizational objectives. Their services are available as part of a national or regional strategic investment to help you attract, retain, and engage essential talent.


   Experienced Employee
Benefits Experts

    More coverage for
less premium

Lower Expense Charges

Your Dedicated
Service Team

   Rate Stability at Renewal

Creative solutions

                                            Member Advantages

Employee Benefits Plans

Lower costs – CSGA member companies have access to our industry “buying consortium” and employee benefits plan pool that leverages the combined purchasing power of all companies to obtain lower costs for employee benefit plan coverage from Canada Life

Sustainable savings – No more “rate whiplash” associated to changing insurers or annual renewals, as the large CSGA pool spreads the risk for coverage over all participating companies resulting in “no surprise” renewals
Flexibility – Each company in the pool can customize plan designs to address their specific group benefits and retirement needs, which includes better coverage than can be acquired independently
World-class benefit consulting – ZLC is the most experienced employee benefits team in Vancouver, with over 350 years of combined experience within their team.

Employee Retention – Increase employee retention by offering industry-benchmarked plan designs

                                        Group Retirement Plans

Employer Advantages


Buying Power – Competitive group buying power where your employees can benefit from lower investment management fees than they could get on their own
Flexibility – Flexible plan design options that allow each company to exercise control over the plan

Straightforward – Simple to operate with no ongoing plan administration fees

Exclusive – Access to best in class investment funds and easy to use portfolio solutions


Employee Advantages 


Payroll deduction – Easy to contribute
Employer matching contribution – Boost on retirement savings
User-friendly – Easy to use investment solutions and access to great web portals, tools and member statements.


Meet the CSGA Team at ZLC


Our dedicated team at ZLC comprises 20 professionals with nearly 400 years of collective experience in employee benefits. They are client-focused, independent from large financial institutions, and bring specialized advisory skills to the table. Whether you’re a retailer, supplier, or another stakeholder in our industry, they offer a comprehensive range of solutions designed to instill confidence and stability in your benefits and retirement programs.