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PPF National Summit on Pension Reform - Bill Morneau remarks

Feb 20, 2013

Bill Morneau Remarks at PPF National Summit on Pension Reform in Feb 2013 ...

The digital age: How users access EFAP services

Feb 12, 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.

New position of CRA on pension plan transfer agreements and recognition of past service

Feb 1, 2013

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...

Pension and Benefit Reference: New edition covers new topics

Feb 1, 2013

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.

Discount cards for patented drugs: Could they harm private prescrip drug insurance plans?

Feb 1, 2013

Recently, discount cards have appeared on the Canadian market, offering partial refunds on the cost of patented drugs.

New accounting standard for not-for-profit organizations

Feb 1, 2013

In January 2012, the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) issued an Exposure Draft, which proposed changes to the accounting for defined benefit plans for private enterprises and (private) not-for-profit organizations (NFPO).

Provinces and territories announce price reductions for generic prescription drugs

Feb 1, 2013

Nine provinces and all three territories announced in January 2013 that they will work together in a volume purchasing arrangement to acquire the six most prevalent generic drugs, thereby driving down costs and generating savings.

As at January 31, 2013 - Tracking the funded status of pension plans

Feb 1, 2013

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

Right to reduce pension benefits retroactively

Feb 1, 2013

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”).

As at January 31, 2013 - Impact on pension expense under international accounting

Feb 1, 2013

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