Discount Programs


NEW Perks Provider!


Perkopolis (Benefit Members Only)



Entertainment, Shopping, Hotels, Travel & more!

Registering is easy and only takes a minute!  You will require a special discount code so please contact the Merit NS Office first with the following information in hand:

If you are a Merit member company:  Division code

If you are a Merit member company employee:   Benefit card number

Now visit!


Merit Contractors Insurance Programs





Marsh Canada Limited, in conjunction with Merit Canada, has designed a program to address the unique insurance needs of all independent contractors across Canada. From property coverage to surety services, the program provides comprehensive insurance solutions in a seamless and easy-to-buy package.

The program, created exclusively for Merit contractors, is designed to provide superior coverage and is sold exclusively through your local Marsh Canada office. Merit contractors can depend on this program which is backed by Marsh’s competent, client-focused service teams.

Tyler MacLaren, B.Comm., FCIP, CRM
Marsh Canada Limited | Sales Professional

1801 Hollis Street, Suite 1300 | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Canada | B3J 3R4

Tel:+1.902.490.2147 | Cell:+1.902.219.1490 | Fax:+1.902.422.6843 |


Enjoy competitive, group discounted insurance rates from Marsh’s Private Client Services Practice on personal automobile and residential insurance.  For more information, call 1.877.476.6727 or visit

Optional Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional AD&D coverage enables employees to top up the coverage provided by the core plan.  It is available on a single or family basis and can be purchased in increments of $25,000 to a maximum of $250,000. Contact: Mercon Benefit Services at 1-877-263-7266 or visit to calculate rates and print an enrollment form.

Optional Life Insurance

Great West Life offers Term Life Insurance to members and their spouses at special discounted rates. Insurance may be purchased in units of $25,000 to a maximum of $250,000. Contact: Mercon Benefit Services at 1-877-263-7266 to apply.  Brochure, rates and enrollment may be obtained by visiting


Optional Critical Illness Insurance

Optional Critical Illness Insurance provides a lump sum benefit once you have been diagnosed with, and survive one of sixteen covered conditions.  This insurance is available to employees, spouses and children.  Premiums, brochure and enrollment form are available by calling Mercon Benefit Services at 1-877-263-7266 or by visiting



PAL Airlines

PAL, who flies out of Halifax, is a leader in customer service and customer satisfaction, and does a superb job of serving Newfoundland and more so, Labrador.  Flying in and out of Labrador is very expensive so you will appreciate a 27% discount off the full fare.  If you are interested in taking advantage of this saving, please contact our office.

Vogue Optical (Benefit Members Only)

Vogue Optical offers Merit members a 5% discount on two pairs of complete prescription eyewear (safety or regular) or a 25% discount on one pair of complete prescription eyewear (safety or regular) along with a free bottle of lens cleaner. Identify yourself as a member of the Merit Contractors Association at the time of purchase and present your prescription drug card for identification.

Choice Hotels

Merit members will receive 15 to 20% off hotel room rates at participating Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Clarion Inn, Sleep Inn, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn locations around the world. Contact: Book by calling 1-800-424-6423 or visit

Quote the Merit Contractors ID#00088677.

ISECO (Benefit Members Only)

ISECO offers Merit member employees 15% off all regular priced footwear and safety products such as work boots, hard hats, gloves and hearing protection. Contact: For a list of stores call Mercon Benefit Services at 1-780-455-5845 or 1-877-263-7266 or

Mark’s Work Wearhouse (Benefit Members Only)

Mark’s Work Wearhouse offers Merit member employees 10% off regular priced work clothing. Present your Contact Card at the till to receive the discount or contact Mercon Benefit Services to receive a coupon. Contact: To locate the Mark’s Work Wearhouse store near you, call 1-800-663-6275 or visit

Nedco, Division of Rexel (Benefit Members Only)

Receive 10% off regular priced Skillers Original Workwear products at participating retailers across Canada when you present your Contact Card at the till. (Sales tracking #010902) Contact: For a list of participating retailers, call Mercon Benefit Services at 1-780-455-5845 or 1-877-263-7266, or Nedco at 1-888-666-3326.


MBW Courier Service

Call 1-800-279-6952 to request your Merit member company discounted rate.


Lawtons (Benefit Members Only)

Receive discounts ranging from 5% to 40% off regular retail prices, with the majority of discounts in the 10% – 25% range.


Denis Office Supplies and Furniture

Take advantage of preferred pricing on everyday office items by calling Stephen Baney at 902-453-0005 (ext 238) or sending him an email at and identifying yourself as a Merit NS member company.

Esso Business Card Program (Merit NS Member Companies)

Save 2.0 cents per litre

To Apply Contact:  Raymond Armand, Regional Sales Manager – Imperial Oil – Phone:  1-888-270-5707, Email:


Petro-Canada SuperPass (Quote #9932511729) (Merit NS Member Companies)

Discount of 2.0 cents per litre on gasoline and diesel, Save 15% on car washes

To Apply Contact:  Riina Knowles - Phone:  1-877-777-7252 (ext 3486), Email:


Tool Shed Sales and Rentals

Merit members receive a 10% discount on scaffolding, tool rentals, tool sales, ladders, safety supplies, fall arrest products, training, inspections and a great selection of consumable items.  Find Tool Shed Sales and Rentals at 515 Lucasville Rd, Unit 102 in Lucasville or at

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