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Updates to government benefit plans in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta

Nov 25, 2019

There have been several recent announcements of changes to provincial government health care benefits.

Pension and benefits developments from the 2019 federal election

Nov 25, 2019

The Liberal Party of Canada has won a plurality of seats in the House of Commons in the recent 2019 federal election and is expected to form a minority government.

U.S. class action points to best practices for pension committees

Oct 24, 2019

A group of former employees (the “Plaintiffs”) brought a class action lawsuit in respect of a defined contribution 401(k) plan that allows participants to contribute a percentage of their pre-tax earnings and invest their contributions into one or...

Saskatchewan court finds that pension plan beneficiary designation could not be altered using will

Oct 24, 2019

A recent Saskatchewan court case demonstrates some of the complexities involved in making and changing beneficiary designations in pension plans, particularly when a member attempts to make a beneficiary change using a will or other format not...

Highlights of Morneau Shepell’s annual salary projection survey for 2020

Oct 24, 2019

Morneau Shepell Limited recently released the results of its 37th annual survey on salary projections for 2020 (the “Survey”).

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

Oct 24, 2019

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

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at September 30, 2019

Oct 24, 2019

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

2020 Salary Projection Survey report

Sep 27, 2019

The results presented in this report are an analysis of responses collected from a broad cross-section of industries representing 506 Canadian organizations on their expected changes in compensation for 2020.

FSRA to begin imposing summary administrative penalties for late regulatory filings

Sep 23, 2019

On August 13, 2019, the new Ontario pension regulator, the FSRA of Ontario, announced that it intends to commence imposing summary AMPs effective for filings due on or after September 30, 2019.