Is the Canada Pension Plan fair? Hardly

Jun 21, 2017

The Globe and Mail: The Canada Pension Plan may be the backbone of Canada’s retirement income system but it is far from perfect. ...

Status of QPP ‘frustrating for everybody’ one year after CPP deal

Jun 21, 2017

Benefits Canada: While today marks the one-year anniversary of Ottawa reaching an agreement with most of the provinces to expand the Canada Pension Plan, the future of the Quebec Pension Plan remains up in the air.

Saskatchewan clarifies tax on insurance premiums

Jun 19, 2017

The government of Saskatchewan announced changes to Saskatchewan’s provincial sales tax (PST) affecting insurance premiums in its 2017-2018 budget.

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at May 31, 2017

Jun 19, 2017

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

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at May 31, 2017

Jun 19, 2017

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

Ontario announced new solvency funding framework

Jun 19, 2017

On May 19, 2017, the Ontario government announced a new defined benefit (DB) pension plan funding framework, expanded coverage under the Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund (PBGF), and a number of related measures.

Ontario: Proposed regulations on administrative penalties

Jun 19, 2017

On May 9, 2017, the Ontario Government released proposed regulatory changes stipulating the procedures and proposed amounts relating to administrative penalties.

British Columbia: Guideline on records retention

Jun 19, 2017

In April 2017 the British Columbia Financial Institutions Commission (FICOM) released a draft Records Retention Guideline (the “draft Guideline”) for consultation.

Ontario announces new Solvency Funding Framework

May 25, 2017

On May 19, 2017, the Ontario government announced a new defined benefit (“DB”) pension plan funding framework and expanded coverage under the Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund (“PBGF”).