Alberta provides temporary solvency funding relief

Oct 1, 2012

Alberta has enacted regulations to provide temporary solvency funding relief. The regulations, which were adopted on September 19, 2012, apply to defined benefit pension plans registered in Alberta other than specified multi-employer pension plans.

As at September 30, 2012 - Tracking the funded status of pension plans

Oct 1, 2012

This graph shows the changes in the financial position of a typical defined benefit plan since December 31, 2007.

Annuities—should you take another look?

Oct 1, 2012

At retirement, people can transfer their RRSP balance to a RRIF or they can buy an annuity.

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

Sep 1, 2012

This graph shows the changes in the financial position of a typical defined benefit plan since December 31, 2007.

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

Sep 1, 2012

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

Ontario’s proposed letters of credit regulations

Aug 1, 2012

On July 30, 2012, the Ontario Ministry of Finance released a summary of the proposed regulations for letters of credit (LOCs) applicable to pension plans.

Update: Ontario multi-employer plan solvency relief

Aug 1, 2012

Effective July 20, 2012, the Ontario Government has again extended temporary solvency funding relief for Specified Ontario Multi-Employer Pension Plans (SOMEPPs).