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Retirement anxiety: Even the secure have questions

Feb 25, 2015

The Globe and Mail: In a 2014 study on retirement readiness, the Conference Board of Canada found most Canadians are saving but that six in 10 survey respondents said they have not put aside enough for their senior years.

On the job past 70 - for Sharon it's the 'new normal'

Feb 25, 2015

Globe Advisor: More older Canadians are participating in the labour force, according to the National Seniors Council, with 34.6 per cent of those aged 55 and older working in November last year, according to Stats Canada's recent labour force...

Quebec to amend Supplemental Pension Plans Act

Feb 24, 2015

Benefits Canada: Last week Quebec introduced Bill 34, “An Act to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans Act with respect to the funding and restructuring of certain multi-employer pension plans,” according to Morneau Shepell’s News & Views...

Saving for retirement: Here are the challenges confronting Gen Y

Feb 24, 2015

The Globe and Mail: The question we have to ask about every good news personal-finance story is whether the young adults of Generation Y are part of it.

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at January 31, 2015

Feb 20, 2015

Every year, companies must establish an expense for their defined benefit pension plans.

The impact of workplace mental health on business

Feb 20, 2015

A recent national survey conducted by Morneau Shepell indicates that one in three working Canadians reports having, or having had, a mental health condition such as depression or an anxiety disorder.

Quebec : Funding and restructuring of multi-employer pension plans

Feb 20, 2015

On February 18, 2015, the Quebec Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity, François Blais, tabled Bill 34, “An Act to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans Act with respect to the funding and restructuring of certain multi-employer pension...

Ontario : Merger or conversion of SEPPs into JSPPs

Feb 20, 2015

On January 20, 2015, the Ontario government released a proposed framework to facilitate the merger or conversion of Single Employer Pension Plans (“SEPPs”) to Jointly Sponsored Pension Plans (“JSPPs”) in the broad public sector.

Quebec: Impact of Bill 28 on prescription drug prices

Feb 20, 2015

On November 26, 2014, Quebec’s Finance Minister, Mr. Carlos Leitão, introduced Bill 28 amending various laws, some of which have an impact on prescription drug prices and thus on group insurance policies.

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at January 31, 2015

Feb 20, 2015

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2014