New Brunswick amends Pension Benefits Act

Jun 14, 2012

New Brunswick introduced Bill 63, An Act to Amend the Pension Benefits Act, which establishes an optional new program structure available to pension plans registered in New Brunswick.

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.

When can we retire?

Jun 11, 2012

An actuary will say we can retire when we have saved enough.

New Brunswick Amends Pension Benefits Act

Jun 1, 2012

On May 31, New Brunswick introduced Bill 63, An Act to Amend the Pension Benefits Act, which establishes an optional new program structure available to pension plans registered in New Brunswick.

2012 Federal Budget Highlights—Group Benefit Plan Impact

May 14, 2012

The 2012 Federal Budget has proposed amendments which will have an impact on some employee benefits plans.