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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.

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.

Morneau Shepell Pension Indices December 31, 2020

Jan 6, 2021

The Morneau Shepell Pension Indices, released monthly, condense the journey that pension plans have experienced over the last year into a few key statistics.

Court clarifies valuation of federal pensions for marital breakdowns in Ontario

Dec 14, 2020

In a recent case, the Ontario Court of Appeal provided guidance on how federally regulated pensions are to be valued in marital breakdown settlements in Ontario. Van Delst v. Hronowsky1 (Hronowsky) discusses the interpretation of the term “normal...

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at November 30, 2020

Dec 14, 2020

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