On February 11, 2013 the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education relaxed the funding rules for private sector defined benefit pension plans, for the period between January 3, 2011 and January 2, 2014.
Bill Morneau Remarks at PPF National Summit on Pension Reform in Feb 2013 ...
Multiple digital channels offer new ways to access counselling and interact with EFAP services, and are attracting a younger demographic who may never have considered Employee and Family Assistance Program support through traditional means.
This graph shows the changes in the financial position of a typical defined benefit plan since December 31, 2007.
On February 5, 2013, the Régie des rentes du Québec (the “Régie”) published Newsletter Number 29 regarding pension plan amendments that reduce benefits retroactively pursuant to the Quebec Supplemental Pension Plans Act (the “SPPA”).
Every year, companies must establish an expense for their defined benefit pension plans.
In January 2013, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) published Policy A200-101 (the “Policy”) concerning administrative expenses of pension funds.
Plan sponsors and administrators have expressed concerns in the past that pensionable service rules in the Income Tax Regulations prohibited recognizing a member’s service under a former pension plan when there was a transfer from one defined...
The Morneau Shepell Handbook of Canadian Pension and Benefit Plans, which was honoured as a Globe & Mail 2012 Business Book Bestseller, has now been published in its 15th Edition.
Recently, discount cards have appeared on the Canadian market, offering partial refunds on the cost of patented drugs.