On December 8, 2016, the Quebec Minister of Finance announced the public consultation on the Quebec Pension Plan (QPP).
Benefits Canada: How far are Canadian pension plans along on the path to de-risking? And what does the journey look like? Those were among the questions explored in a recent Benefits Canada pulse survey.
Both Ontario and Manitoba took steps to allow for the introduction of Pooled Registered Pension Plans (PRPPs) in those provinces.
Last November, Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette tabled amendments to Bill 92 with the aim of boosting competition and improving drug price transparency in Quebec.
The Globe and Mail: Rock-bottom interest rates have made big mortgages look less expensive, lighting a fire under house prices. But for many homeowners, when rates start rising, it won’t end well.
The Globe and Mail: A reverse mortgage is perceived negatively because it erodes the equity in one’s home, an act that is regarded as practically sacrilegious. Sometimes, however, there is no choice.
The Globe and Mail: On most days, are you worried or calm?
HRjob.ca: The challenge in absenteeism in the workplace is not to convince employers that the phenomenon is costly.
Benefits Canada: Benefits programs are under tremendous inflationary strain these days stemming from several sources, including increased utilization of specialty drugs and increased rates of absence and disability due to mental illness.
The Globe and Mail: As a leader, how often do you feel you are getting buried in details?