Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at August 31, 2018

Sep 21, 2018

The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2017

Morneau Shepell launches internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy

Sep 21, 2018

Morneau Shepell has recently launched Internetbased Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT). By delivering mental health services through a digital platform, iCBT responds to the growing need for expanding the reach of mental health resources in...

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at August 31, 2018

Sep 21, 2018

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

National pharmacare discussion paper released

Sep 21, 2018

On June 20, 2018, the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare (the “Advisory Council”) released a discussion paper on options for a national pharmacare model.

Canadians’ retirement perceptions and behaviours examined by new studies

Sep 21, 2018

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) and the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently released studies regarding perceptions and behaviours of Canadians when it comes to the financial aspects of planning for retirement.

CAPSA releases Draft Revised Guideline No. 8 - Defined Contribution Pension Plans Guideline

Sep 21, 2018

On July 26, 2018, the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities (CAPSA) released for public comment a draft revised Guideline No.8 - Defined Contribution Pension Plans Guideline (the Draft Revised Guideline).

Canadian Institute of Actuaries announces delay in new commuted value standard

Sep 21, 2018

On July 26, 2018, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) announced a delay in its new commuted value standard. The CIA stated that the earliest possible implementation date is sometime in the second calendar quarter of 2019.

Cannabis: Employer considerations in a changing landscape

Sep 21, 2018

On October 17, 2018, Canada will legalize the distribution, access to and use of recreational cannabis.

Make a plan to stop a bad habit – and replace it with a good one

Sep 20, 2018

The Globe and Mail: This micro skill provides tips on changing old habits into new ones.

Steps to create a psychologically safe workplace

Sep 20, 2018

The Globe and Mail: How does an organization create a psychologically safe workplace?