How to manage your stress load

May 23, 2017

The Globe and Mail: What is your single biggest source of stress?

8 habits that make millennials stressed, anxious and unproductive

May 23, 2017

Huffington Post: Despite our youth, chronic anxiety is not sustainable.

Life expectancy higher

May 19, 2017

Benefits and Pension Monitor News: life expectancy calculated using the more common CPM-B scale, for both males and females, says a Morneau Shepell ‘News & Views.’

Retirees are too pessimistic on their investments — and it's costing them

May 16, 2017

Money: Adults in retirement are less optimistic than younger groups about future economic growth, stock-market returns and long-term personal financial well-being, new research shows.

Employee Recommended Workplace Award finalists announced

May 16, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Thirty-two Canadian companies have earned the distinction of being named an Employee Recommended Workplace in the first year of the awards developed by Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail.

New mortality improvement scale

May 11, 2017

On April 28, 2017, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) issued the draft Task Force Report on Mortality Improvement.

Quebec: New rules for member-funded pension plans

May 11, 2017

A draft Regulation was published in the Gazette officielle du Québec on April 12, 2017 to amend some of the rules for Member-Funded Pension Plans (MFPP).

Letter of credit limits for federally regulated DB plans

May 11, 2017

On April 29, 2017, the Federal government posted draft regulations to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Regulations 1985 (the “PBSR”).

Alberta: Draft guideline on governance, investment and funding policies

May 11, 2017

On March 28, 2017, the Alberta Treasury Board and Finance (the “regulator”) released a new draft of Interpretive Guideline #12 – Governance, Investment and Funding Policies (“IG-12”).

Ontario budget: Pension announcements

May 11, 2017

On April 27, 2017, Ontario released its 2017 Budget. The Budget includes a number of important announcements of future changes to Ontario pension legislation and regulation.