Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at May 31, 2017

Jun 19, 2017

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2016

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at May 31, 2017

Jun 19, 2017

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

Ontario announced new solvency funding framework

Jun 19, 2017

On May 19, 2017, the Ontario government announced a new defined benefit (DB) pension plan funding framework, expanded coverage under the Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund (PBGF), and a number of related measures.

Ontario: Proposed regulations on administrative penalties

Jun 19, 2017

On May 9, 2017, the Ontario Government released proposed regulatory changes stipulating the procedures and proposed amounts relating to administrative penalties.

British Columbia: Guideline on records retention

Jun 19, 2017

In April 2017 the British Columbia Financial Institutions Commission (FICOM) released a draft Records Retention Guideline (the “draft Guideline”) for consultation.

Saskatchewan clarifies tax on insurance premiums

Jun 19, 2017

The government of Saskatchewan announced changes to Saskatchewan’s provincial sales tax (PST) affecting insurance premiums in its 2017-2018 budget.

Can I rescind a resignation made while suffering from mental illness?

Jun 18, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Bill Howatt, chief research and development officer of work force productivity with Morneau Shepell, provides his input.

Should my company hire someone to implement a mental health strategy?

Jun 14, 2017

The Globe and Mail: How does my organization develop and implement a mental health strategy?

A step by step plan to improve workplace mental health

Jun 7, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Thirteen psychological health & safety factors underpin the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace tools & resources to promote employee mental health and prevent psychological...

How to master coping skills and other workplace tips

Jun 6, 2017

The Globe and Mail: As part of the first year of the Employee Recommended Workplace Award, The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell created an e-book titled Staying Afloat: How to survive and thrive in the workplace.