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Osborne cautious on mandatory pensions

Oct 31, 2014

Morneau Shepell (Bahamas) boss Derek Osborne tells Guardian Business that he has mixed feelings about mandating private sector pension.

2014 third quarter results for Performance Universe of pension managers’ pooled funds

Oct 30, 2014

Diversified pooled fund managers posted a median return of 0.8 per cent before management fees for the third quarter of 2014.

Closing the retirement income gap

Oct 24, 2014

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

Pooled fund returns underperform benchmark in Q3

Oct 24, 2014

Canadian diversified pooled fund managers offering services to pension funds and other institutional investors posted a median return of 0.8% before management fees in the third quarter of 2014.

Diversified managers underperform

Oct 23, 2014

Diversified pooled fund managers posted a median return of 0.8 per cent before management fees in the third quarter of 2014, says Morneau Shepell’s ‘Performance Universe of Pension Managers' Pooled Funds.’...

Proposed amendments to the federal Pension Benefits Standards Regulations

Oct 20, 2014

On September 19, 2014, the Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson announced proposed amendments to the federal Pension Benefits Standards Regulations (PBSR), Pooled Registered Pension Plans Regulations and the Solvency Funding Relief...

Why Canadians need to get more aggressive with their retirement saving

Oct 20, 2014

Every dollar saved for retirement means a more secure future for young adults just starting out.

Alberta’s new draft pension Interpretive Guidelines

Oct 20, 2014

On September 1, 2014, new pension legislation and regulations took effect in Alberta. In addition, Alberta Treasury Board and Finance published related draft Interpretive Guidelines for consultation on September 1, 2014.

Two proposed pension bills die in Alberta

Oct 20, 2014

On September 18, 2014, Alberta's legislature was prorogued. Prorogation means that the two pension bills — Bill 9 and Bill 10 — have died on the order paper. The government says it will not reintroduce the pension bills...

Nova Scotia broadens un‑locking rules for financial hardship

Oct 20, 2014

The Nova Scotia pension Regulations have been amended on September 12, 2014 to provide greater flexibility for individuals to withdraw funds from their locked-in accounts in circumstances of financial hardship.