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.

Why it’s good business to support your employees’ mental health

May 10, 2017

The Globe and Mail: How effectively is your organization supporting employees’ mental health?

Fix Canada’s pension system by harmonizing retirement ages

May 10, 2017

Benefits Canada: Canada’s three-pillar retirement income system

Stephen Liptrap takes the reins at Morneau Shepell

May 8, 2017

Benefits Canada: Morneau Shepell Ltd. has new leadership as Stephen Liptrap took over as president and chief executive officer from Alan Torrie.

Why every organization should have a mental health strategy

May 5, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Every organization should have a workplace mental health strategy. The case is clear and compelling.

When mental health and addiction collide

May 3, 2017

the Globe and Mail: Which comes first, a mental health issue or an addiction?

Calling in sad

May 2, 2017

United Church Observer: On any given week, half a million Canadians miss work due to a mental health problem. Employers are failing to offer the support they need.