On November 22, 2018, the federal government released a consultation paper inviting public comment on proposed approaches for enhancing security in the retirement income system.
Slowdown in life expectancy increases for Canadians raises retirement planning and funding questionsDec 17, 2018
On September 20, 2018, the Chief Actuary at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions released the latest mortality experience factsheet for Old Age Security (OAS) recipients in Canada.
The evolution of the financial situation of pension plans since December 31, 2017
On November 13, 2018, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) issued a guideline that summarizes legislative provisions respecting Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) under the Pension Benefits Act (the Act) and outlines the...
CEO Today Magazine: When LifeWorks was acquired by Morneau Shepell in August, the deal was a validation of the business strategy and all the hard work that’s gone into making that vision a reality.
Benefits Canada: As the world is getting smaller, its workforce is becoming more mobile.
HRD Connect: There is a huge emphasis on the NHS to set a parity between mental and physical health within the UK, but the onus cannot rely upon the NHS alone, what are other institutions doing about it, and how can it's importance be...
Ontario funding reform update: Ontario requires amendments to Statements of Investment Policies and Procedures and plan textsNov 14, 2018
As part of Ontario’s funding reform which became effective May 1, 2018, most Ontario-registered defined benefit (DB) pension plans will have to make amendments to their Statements of Investment Policies and Procedures (SIPPs) and pension plan...
New EI parental sharing benefit introduced and employment leaves expanded in Nova Scotia and New BrunswickNov 14, 2018
The federal government recently set a start date for a new Employment Insurance (EI) parental sharing benefit that was announced in the 2018 Federal Budget.
On October 15, 2018, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) announced that it was in the process of updating FSCO’s surplus policies based on changes to the Pension Benefits Act that became effective on July 1, 2012.