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Canadian actuaries recommend increasing retirement age

May 21, 2019

The CIA issued a public statement on April 18, 2019 recommending that the federal government, with the consent of provincial governments, increase the target retirement ages under the Canada & Quebec Pension Plans and Old Age Security to 67...

2019 Ontario Budget includes pension and benefits related matters

May 21, 2019

The 2019 Ontario Budget, which was presented on April 11, 2019, includes a number of items relating to pensions, benefits, executive compensation in the public sector and the funding of mental health initiatives.

Ontario proposes draft variable benefit, annuity purchase regulations

May 21, 2019

On April 11, 2019, the Ontario Ministry of Finance posted two proposed regulations affecting pension plans.

Recent case highlights risk of predatory marriages

May 21, 2019

Our increasingly aging population raises questions about marriages for persons with a degree of incapacity.

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at April 30, 2019

May 21, 2019

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2018

How employee assistance programs can improve mental health in the workplace

May 16, 2019

HR Technologist: EAPs are here to help, but who is listening?

Report: Stress Costs Companies 8 Days of Productivity a Month

May 15, 2019

Human Resource Executive: A new report puts a price tag on the effect of stressed employees on a company's bottom line.

Time for more hands-on management of massage therapy benefits?

May 14, 2019

Benefits Canada: Studies have shown it’s helpful in treating symptoms related to anxiety, digestive disorders, headaches and several other conditions.

Nova Scotia Bill 109 introduces DB funding reforms and discharge for buy-out annuities

Apr 24, 2019

On March 12, 2019, Nova Scotia government introduced Bill 109, which includes several measures to help reduce defined benefit (DB) pension plan funding volatility and permits buy-out annuities.