Recovery - 5 Rs of workplace mental health

May 1, 2012

There are as many different perceptions and definitions of recovery as there are perceptions and definitions of mental illness.

Return To Work - 5 Rs of workplace mental health

May 1, 2012

A successful and healthy return to work from mental illness requires planning for and consideration of the employee, co-workers, manager or supervisor, and workplace. It is also important to address the individual’s often unspoken fears about...

Removing Stigma - 5 Rs of workplace mental health

May 1, 2012

Stigma occurs as a result of stereotypes and negative perceptions and is often associated with mental health conditions.

Resilience - 5 Rs of workplace mental health

May 1, 2012

ONE IN FIVE. According to Health Canada, that’s the number of Canadians who will directly experience mental illness in their lifetime. That means someone close to you may need an ear to listen, or a shoulder to lean on.

Why We Can’t Retire Early Anymore

Apr 24, 2012

By 2029, Old Age Security (OAS) pension will not become payable until age 67.

30,000 Feet - First quarter, 2012

Apr 2, 2012

The Biggest Stories of The Quarter With Significant Ongoing Impact

Overpayments and plan wind-up

Apr 2, 2012

In December 2011, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario published an FAQ document applicable to cases where contributions made by the employer to fund a wind-up deficit result in a pension surplus.

Choose the index wisely

Apr 2, 2012

Compared to the investment performance of their passive benchmarks, 2011 was a difficult year for many active investment managers.

Update: Adoption of IFRS by entities with rate-regulated activities

Apr 2, 2012

Following its meeting on March 20-21, 2012, the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) will extend the deferral of the mandatory IFRS changeover date for entities with...

Right to reduce pension benefits retroactively

Apr 2, 2012

Pension plan sponsors often question if they have the right to reduce pension benefits retroactively.