Every year, companies must establish an expense for their defined benefit pension plans.
The British Columbia government has introduced Bill 38, a new Pension Benefits Standards Act (the “Act”), to replace its current pension legislation. The new Act provides private-sector employers with more design options, such as target benefit...
The 2012 Federal Budget has proposed amendments which will have an impact on some employee benefits plans.
On April 30, 2012, the Ontario government released draft regulations that would implement some of the amendments to the Pension Benefits Act (PBA) found in Bills 120 and 236.
Recognizing the risk factors for mental illness needs to be addressed on several levels.
There are as many different perceptions and definitions of recovery as there are perceptions and definitions of mental illness.
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...
Stigma occurs as a result of stereotypes and negative perceptions and is often associated with mental health conditions.
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.
By 2029, Old Age Security (OAS) pension will not become payable until age 67.