Letter of credit limits for federally regulated DB plans: Increase now in force

Aug 11, 2017

Further to the release of draft regulations on April 29, 2017, the Federal government has adopted regulations to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Regulations 1985 (the “PBSR”), to change the maximum amount of a letter of credit for a federally...

Quebec: Regulation on funding policies and annuity purchases

Aug 11, 2017

A draft regulation to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans (SPP) Regulation was published on July 12, 2017 in the Gazette officielle du Québec.

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

Aug 11, 2017

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

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

Aug 11, 2017

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

Quebec: Amendments to the funding of municipal and university pension plans

Aug 11, 2017

A draft regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the funding of pension plans of the municipal and university sectors was published on August 2, 2017 in the Gazette officielle du Québec.

Quebecers receive the highest salary increases in 2018

Aug 10, 2017

The Sherbrooke Times: Employees who work in the public services, the wholesale trade and manufacturing are expected to be particularly advantaged.

90% of HR leaders worried about employee retirement readiness

Aug 10, 2017

Benefits Canada: A significant number of employers are expressing concern about employees’ readiness for retirement, a new survey by Morneau Shepell Ltd. has found.

Survey finds employees wary to tell work about a mental health issue

Aug 10, 2017

The Globe and Mail: A study has found that stress or trauma are the leading causes of mental health issues, and that most people don't let their employer know they are suffering from a mental issue...

Survey predicts Alberta will see lowest salary increases in 2018

Aug 9, 2017

Metro News Calgary: Average salaries in industries like oil and gas extraction are expected to see an increase of 0.8 per cent.

These are the jobs that will get you a better raise next year

Aug 9, 2017

Global News: Canadians can expect to see an average salary raise of 2.3 per cent next year, according to a new survey of employers.