Our annual Trends in Human Resources survey canvasses Canadian employers on what they are planning for the coming year and asks HR Leaders about the opportunities and challenges they face in improving employee health, engagement and productivity.
On September 15, 2017, Ontario filed a regulation setting the amounts for administrative penalties levied under the Pension Benefits Act (the “Act”).
Bill C-45 (Cannabis Act) created quite a stir in April 2017 when it was introduced to the House of Commons.
The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2016
In the 2017 budget update tabled on September 11, 2017, the British Columbia government announced that Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums will be reduced by 50% for all residents effective January 1, 2018.
Every year, companies must establish an expense for their defined benefit pension plans.
On September 6, 2017, Nova Scotia announced a consultation on defined benefit (DB) pension plan funding and other regulatory matters.
On September 29, 2017, the New Brunswick government adopted a funding relief regulation for multi-jurisdictional pension plans.
Effective August 25, 2017, the Saskatchewan Pension Benefits Regulations were amended to establish a new funding and regulatory regime for limited liability plans (LLPs).
The Globe and Mail: Bill Howatt, chief research and development officer of work force productivity with Morneau Shepell, provides his insights to the question.