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BCFSA releases draft information security guideline

Mar 22, 2021

The British Columbia Financial Services Authority (BCFSA) has released for consultation two guidelines on information security and outsourcing.

Recent cases discuss factors for determining spousal status

Mar 22, 2021

The determination of spousal status under a pension plan can be critical for determination of entitlement to pension benefits.

OSFI revises pension directives to remove temporary COVID-19 related measures

Mar 22, 2021

On February 25, 2021, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) revised its Directives of the Superintendent pursuant to the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 (the Directives) for federally regulated pension plans.

Morneau Shepell Pension Indices February 28, 2021

Mar 3, 2021

The Morneau Shepell Pension Indices, released monthly, condense the journey that pension plans have experienced over the last year into a few key statistics.

Morneau Shepell accounting assumptions survey for Ontario hospital post-retirement benefits

Feb 25, 2021

Morneau Shepell recently conducted a survey of accounting assumptions for over sixty Ontario hospitals with respect to their post-retirement medical and dental benefit provisions.

OSFI releases discussion paper on climate-related risks for federally regulated pension plans

Feb 25, 2021

On January 11, 2021, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) published Navigating Uncertainty in Climate Change: Promoting Preparedness and Resilience to Climate-Related Risk.

Morneau Shepell’s January 2021 Pension Risk Bulletin: Readiness paid off in a turbulent year

Feb 25, 2021

Morneau Shepell publishes a periodic Pension Risk Bulletin to provide updates and views on pension risk transfer and risk management to defined benefit (DB) pension plan sponsors in Canada.

Federally regulated employers to face new Pay Equity Act requirements

Feb 25, 2021

The federal government has published proposed Pay Equity Regulations (the Regulations) in the Canada Gazette.

New monthly publication: Pension Indices

Feb 25, 2021

We are now introducing a new, separate Morneau Shepell monthly publication called Pension Indices, to be published a few days after each month end.

Update: Quebec permits target benefit pension plans

Feb 25, 2021

On December 11, 2020, Quebec passed Bill 68, which amends the Supplemental Pension Plans Act to allow for the establishment of target benefit pension plans registered in the province of Quebec.