Statistics on prescription drug use in 2011 reflect the effect of drug cost control measures implemented by several provinces and the impact of many new generic drugs introduced on the market.
CAPSA released the final versions of Guideline No. 6: Pension Plan Prudent Investment Practices Guideline and the Self-Assessment Questionnaire on Prudent Investment Practices as well as Guideline No. 7: Pension Plan Funding Policy Guideline.
The Régie des rentes du Québec issued a press release in which it announced that pension plan administrators in Quebec will now have two options for producing plan financial statements after December 30, 2011.
Changes in the financial position of a typical defined benefit plan since December 31, 2007.
New Brunswick filed a new regulation with two important changes affecting defined benefit pension plans registered in New Brunswick.
Company expenses for their defined benefit pension plans.
Manitoba has amended its pension regulations to provide for additional solvency funding relief, the use of letters of credit to cover solvency funding obligations, and increased fines for plan administrators.
The Quebec National Assembly adopted Bill 41 amending the Pharmacy Act.
The federal government released for consultation their proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act that would accommodate Pooled Registered Pension Plans (PRPPs).
The Ontario government has introduced a new Family Caregiver Leave, which will expand an employee’s entitlement to a leave to care for an ill or injured family member.