Be generous, be humble, be hungry

Nov 29, 2018

CEO Today Magazine: When LifeWorks was acquired by Morneau Shepell in August, the deal was a validation of the business strategy and all the hard work that’s gone into making that vision a reality.

A look at the challenges employers face with an increasingly mobile workforce

Nov 23, 2018

Benefits Canada: As the world is getting smaller, its workforce is becoming more mobile.

The NHS cannot solve the UK mental health crisis alone

Nov 19, 2018

HRD Connect: There is a huge emphasis on the NHS to set a parity between mental and physical health within the UK, but the onus cannot rely upon the NHS alone, what are other institutions doing about it, and how can it's importance be...

Ontario draft policy: surplus withdrawal upon wind-up

Nov 14, 2018

On October 15, 2018, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) announced that it was in the process of updating FSCO’s surplus policies based on changes to the Pension Benefits Act that became effective on July 1, 2012.

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at October 31, 2018

Nov 14, 2018

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2017

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at October 31, 2018

Nov 14, 2018

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

BC issues consultation paper on solvency funding reform

Nov 14, 2018

On October 22, 2018, the B.C. Ministry of Finance issued a consultation paper providing options for reforming the funding framework for defined benefit (DB) pension plans registered in British Columbia.

Ontario funding reform update: Ontario requires amendments to Statements of Investment Policies and Procedures and plan texts

Nov 14, 2018

As part of Ontario’s funding reform which became effective May 1, 2018, most Ontario-registered defined benefit (DB) pension plans will have to make amendments to their Statements of Investment Policies and Procedures (SIPPs) and pension plan...

New EI parental sharing benefit introduced and employment leaves expanded in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick

Nov 14, 2018

The federal government recently set a start date for a new Employment Insurance (EI) parental sharing benefit that was announced in the 2018 Federal Budget.