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Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario changes address

Feb 25, 2021

On February 1, 2021 the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) moved to a new address.

Newfoundland introduces financial hardship and non-residency unlocking

Feb 25, 2021

The government of Newfoundland and Labrador has filed Regulation 4/21 and passed Bill 54, which together provide for the unlocking of benefits held in locked-in retirement savings arrangements for reasons of financial hardship or non-residency in...

Financial Wellbeing IndexTM Report January 2021

Feb 10, 2021

The financial wellbeing of a population is essential to overall wellbeing and work productivity. Download the full report.

Manitoba offers moratorium on special payments

Jan 25, 2021

On December 17, 2020, the province of Manitoba introduced a moratorium on special payments for defined benefit pension plans through 2021.

Quebec modifies funding rules for multi-jurisdictional defined benefit pension plans

Jan 25, 2021

Effective December 31, 2020, the Regulation Respecting the Funding of Multi-jurisdictional Defined Benefit Pension Plans (the Regulation) was amended.

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at December 31, 2020

Jan 25, 2021

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

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at December 31, 2020

Jan 25, 2021

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

Ontario permits exemptions for asset transfer rules and individual pension plans

Jan 25, 2021

Ontario Bill 213, which received royal assent on December 8, 2020, permits the FSRA of Ontario to provide for exceptions to rules pertaining to asset transfers and conversions of single employer pension plans into jointly sponsored plans.

Alberta permits electronic beneficiary designations for pension and retirement plans

Jan 25, 2021

On December 9, 2020, Alberta amended the Wills and Succession Act to permit beneficiaries to be designated electronically.