Individual Pension Plans can still provide significant contribution opportunities

Jul 19, 2012

Individual Pension Plans (IPPs) have long been viewed by advisors as more advantageous than Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs).

Impact on pension expense under international accounting - As at June 30, 2012

Jul 19, 2012

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

Manitoba Imposes 7% RST on Group Insurance Contracts Related to Manitoba Residents

Jul 19, 2012

Manitoba’s 2012 Budget applied the province’s 7% Retail Sales Tax (RST) to group insurance contracts that renew or come into effect after July 14, 2012.

Update: Ontario legislative changes in force July 1

Jul 19, 2012

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (“FSCO”) has also issued some summaries of the changes on its Web site.

30,000 Feet - Second quarter, 2012

Jul 9, 2012

The Biggest Stories of The Quarter With Significant Ongoing Impact

New industry-wide prescription drug pooling agreement

Jun 14, 2012

CLHIA has announced a new industry-wide agreement to protect fully-insured private drug plans from the financial impact of recurring catastrophic drug claims that threaten the sustainability of these programs.

Impact on pension expense under international accounting - As at May 31, 2012

Jun 14, 2012

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