The government-appointed Advisory Council on Economic Growth has recommended that the age of eligibility for OAS, CPP and GIS be increased to “meet the reality of an ageing society and a considerably longer life expectancy”.
In recent months, there has been speculation that the federal government might be considering a major change in tax rules in the next federal budget that would make employer contributions to extended health and dental plans taxable to employees...
In 2014, the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) identified, as part of a survey, the review of Section 3250 (Retirement Benefits) and Section 3255 (Post-employment Benefits) as one of the top priorities in its agenda.
Results of the Universe Performance survey for Q4 2016.
On December 22, 2016, CAPSA, consisting of Canada’s pension regulators, published revised Guideline No. 4: Pension Plan Governance Guideline, along with the related Self-Assessment Questionnaire and FAQ Document, in final form following industry...
The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2016
For many years now, Morneau Shepell has been tracking the funded status of pension plans on a month-by-month basis and reporting it in News & Views. At the end of each year, we reset the starting values to 100 in order to track the following...
The Globe and Mail: What’s one thing I want to ensure I do well today?
The Globe and Mail: When Morneau Shepell vice-president Paula Allen set out to research the link between organizational change and absenteeism, she thought the big events might have the most profound impact on employees.
The Globe and Mail: How often do you say to yourself, “This is the last time I will …; tomorrow I will …”?