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The impact of the pandemic on benefits strategy

Jan 19, 2021

Morneau Shepell brought together a group of Chief Human Resource Officer from various industries to discuss the potential implications of the 2020 disruptions.

Ontario court decision extends principle of resulting trust to beneficiary designations

Sep 21, 2020

The Ontario Superior Court recently decided in Calmusky v. Calmusky that the beneficiary of a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) was holding the benefits in trust for the estate of the deceased RRIF owner.

Ontario COVID-19 deemed leave of absence raises pension issues

Aug 24, 2020

On May 29, 2020, the Government of Ontario enacted O. Reg 228/20: Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (the Regulation) which expanded the scope of the Infectious Disease Emergency Leave under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the ESA).

Investing in a resilient Canadian workforce: 2020 Business Council of Canada Skills Survey

Aug 11, 2020

This report is not a definitive look at Canada’s changing labour market; instead, it explores how employers are responding to rapid change and attempting to prepare for an uncertain future.

CRA temporarily ceases enforcements of requirements to pay

Jul 20, 2020

As part of the Canadian government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) instructed employers and banks in March 2020 that they are not required to comply with or to make remittances based on existing “requirements...

COVID-19 pandemic brings unpaid leaves into focus

May 26, 2020

A number of Canadian jurisdictions have introduced new unpaid job-protected statutory leaves for employees who are required to take time off work due to quarantine, care for family members, personal illness, or orders relating to public health.

Life insurance becomes key topic for advisors’ clients amid COVID-19

Apr 23, 2020

The Globe and Mail: Many Canadians are facing unprecedented anxiety about their finances, their physical health and their loved ones’ well being during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Court compensates retiree for negligent misrepresentation of benefits

Feb 26, 2020

A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal in Calder v. Alberta affirmed the decision of the trial judge granting a retired member of a public sector pension plan compensation for the negligent misrepresentation of the member’s future...