This retirement decision could be worth $72,000, but few Canadians take advantage of it

Mar 20, 2017

Financial Post: What would you rather have: a bag of money with $20,000 in it or a bag with $25,000?

Ontario adopts PRPP regulation

Mar 16, 2017

Benefits and Pensions Monitor News: The Ontario government has adopted a regulation that will allow Ontario to join the Multilateral Agreement Respecting Pooled Registered Pension Plans and Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans.

Why everyone needs to take care of their mental health

Mar 15, 2017

The Globe and Mail: The term mental health problem or illness can be confused with the concept of mental health; however, they are different.

Employers face hard questions until national drug program becomes reality

Mar 15, 2017

Benefits Canada: Employers are taking several approaches to managing high-cost drugs.

How effective is your performance management system?

Mar 13, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Every leader’s business success is dependent on their people’s success.

Ontario adopts Multilateral Agreement on PRPPs

Mar 10, 2017

On February 17, 2017, the Ontario government adopted a regulation that will allow Ontario to join the Multilateral Agreement Respecting Pooled Registered Pension Plans and Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans (the “Multilateral PRPP Agreement”).

British Columbia budget includes 50% cut to MSP premiums

Mar 10, 2017

In the 2017 budget tabled on February 21, 2017, the British Columbia government announced that Medical Services Plan (“MSP”) premiums will be reduced by 50% for residents with a net annual household income below $120,000.

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at February 28, 2017

Mar 10, 2017

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2016

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at February 28, 2017

Mar 10, 2017

Every year, companies must establish an expense for their defined benefit pension plans.

Why people hate the thought of deferring their CPP pension

Mar 9, 2017

The Globe and Mail: Canadians really do not like the idea of waiting until 70 to start their Canada Pension Plan.