Every year, companies must establish an expense for their defined benefit pension plans.
The British Columbia government has introduced Bill 38, a new Pension Benefits Standards Act (the “Act”), to replace its current pension legislation. The new Act provides private-sector employers with more design options, such as target benefit...
Stigma occurs as a result of stereotypes and negative perceptions and is often associated with mental health conditions.
ONE IN FIVE. According to Health Canada, that’s the number of Canadians who will directly experience mental illness in their lifetime. That means someone close to you may need an ear to listen, or a shoulder to lean on.
Recognizing the risk factors for mental illness needs to be addressed on several levels.
There are as many different perceptions and definitions of recovery as there are perceptions and definitions of mental illness.
A successful and healthy return to work from mental illness requires planning for and consideration of the employee, co-workers, manager or supervisor, and workplace. It is also important to address the individual’s often unspoken fears about...
By 2029, Old Age Security (OAS) pension will not become payable until age 67.
Following its meeting on March 20-21, 2012, the Canadian Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) will extend the deferral of the mandatory IFRS changeover date for entities with...
Pension plan sponsors often question if they have the right to reduce pension benefits retroactively.