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The 2015 workplace mental health priorities report

Read what employers, employees and physician think about mental health in the workplace.

  • Optimizing productivity in a stressful age

    Remarks by Bill Morneau, Executive Chairman, Morneau Shepell to the HR Summit, December 10, 2013
  • Target benefit plans - Game-changer...?

    In our last Vision, we started a comparison of Defined Contribution (DC) plans versus Target Benefit Plans (TBPs).
  • ROI for EFAP

    This study concludes that employers see significant ROI when helping their employees deal with personal and emotional issues.
  • Measuring the bottom‐line impact of mental health

    Assessing your company’s situation and taking action can pay dividends in the form of higher employee engagement, mitigation of risk and operational efficiency, all of which contribute to improving ROI.
  • Closing the retirement income gap

    In-depth analysis of a major pension or benefits issue of long-term significance

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Course correction: Updating E&F asset allocations and policies to meet future objectives

Jun 22, 2015

Canadian endowments and foundations are slowly adapting to the new economic landscape, and are facing obstacles to meet spending objectives.

Alberta extends compliance deadlines under the Employment Pension Plans Act

Jun 18, 2015

Alberta’s current Employment Pension Plans Act and the related Employment Pension Plans Regulation (the “New Act and Regulation”) came into force on September 1, 2014.

Quebec: Bill respecting the funding of defined benefit pension plans

Jun 18, 2015

Bill 57 An Act to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans Act mainly with respect to the funding of defined benefit pension plans was tabled in the Quebec National Assembly on June 11, 2015.

Quebec: Régie des rentes to be combined with CARRA

Jun 18, 2015

On June 11, 2015, Sam Hamad, Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, introduced Bill 58 in the Quebec National Assembly.

Canadian endowments and foundations: Standing out by staying put with their investments

Jun 18, 2015

Endowments and foundations (E&Fs) play an important role in society by providing ongoing benefits to social, educational, health-related, community, or other types of beneficiaries.

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

Jun 18, 2015

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

Quebec: Adoption of Bill 28 and cost of medications

Jun 18, 2015

On April 21, 2015, the Quebec government assented to Bill 28, which has important consequences for private insurance plans in Quebec.

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

Jun 18, 2015

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

Federal government proposes possible Canada Pension Plan expansion

Jun 18, 2015

On May 26, 2015, the Federal Government announced an intention to give Canadians the option to voluntarily contribute more to the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) in order to supplement their current CPP retirement savings.