Update: Quebec temporary relief measures for private sector pension plans

Jul 19, 2012

The Regulation providing temporary relief measures for the funding of solvency deficiencies was released on May 30, 2012. It came into force on June 14, 2012, and has effect retroactively to December 31, 2011.

30,000 Feet - Second quarter, 2012

Jul 9, 2012

The Biggest Stories of The Quarter With Significant Ongoing Impact

New study indicates First Chat is a welcome choice for receiving EAP support

Jun 14, 2012

Morneau Shepell recently conducted a research study to determine the impact of First Chat.

Nova Scotia palliative Home Care Drug Coverage

Jun 14, 2012

On February 1, 2012, in all areas of Nova Scotia, the province began funding drug coverage at no cost for palliative home care patients.

Tracking the funded status of pension plans - As at May 31, 2012

Jun 14, 2012

The Evolution of the Financial Situation of Pension Plans since December 31, 2007.

New industry-wide prescription drug pooling agreement

Jun 14, 2012

CLHIA has announced a new industry-wide agreement to protect fully-insured private drug plans from the financial impact of recurring catastrophic drug claims that threaten the sustainability of these programs.

Impact on pension expense under international accounting - As at May 31, 2012

Jun 14, 2012

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