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Atlantic pension regulators respond to COVID-19

Apr 28, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 situation, pension regulators in the Atlantic provinces have made announcements relating to regulatory extensions and other matters.

Update: Adoption of revised commuted value standards delayed

Apr 28, 2020

On April 6, 2020, the Actuarial Standards Board of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries announced it would delay the adoption of its revised commuted value standards until December 1, 2020, at the earliest.

OSFI freezes defined benefit transfers and annuity purchases, extends regulatory deadlines

Apr 28, 2020

The OSFI has announced that it is implementing certain regulatory adjustments to support federally regulated banks, insurers and private pension plans in light of the extraordinary circumstance posed by the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 and your mental health

Apr 18, 2020

Global News Calgary: Video interview with Paula Allen to discuss how the pandemic is affecting the mental health of Canadian workers.

Mental Health Index Report

Apr 3, 2020

The Mental Health Index provides a measure of the current mental health status of employed adults in a given geography, compared to the benchmarks collected in the years of 2017, 2018 and 2019.

B.C. owner and director found personally liable for unpaid pension contributions

Mar 26, 2020

A recent British Columbia case resulted in a finding that the owner and director of an employer was personally liable for breach of trust for failing to remit contributions to a multi-employer pension plan.

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at February 29, 2020

Mar 26, 2020

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2019

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at February 29, 2020

Mar 26, 2020

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

Morneau Shepell provides COVID-19 resources and information

Mar 26, 2020

Amid ongoing concern about the COVID-19 pandemic, Morneau Shepell continues to provide resources to our clients and to the general public to help deal with the impact of the virus.

Nova Scotia Pension Benefits Regulations amended

Mar 26, 2020

On February 24, 2020, Nova Scotia amended its Pension Benefits Regulations (the Regulation) and announced that the changes in Bill 109 will become effective April 1, 2020.