The Autorité des marchés financiers du Québec (AMF) and the Régie des rentes du Québec (RRQ) each recently published draft regulations respecting voluntary retirement savings plans (VRSP) ...
On December 3, 2013, the Quebec National Assembly adopted the Act respecting voluntary retirement savings plans (VRSP).
We might be on the verge of a major development in pension reform, since we have witnessed several events over the last few months focusing on improvements for our retirement income system.
In late 2011, at the request of the Liberal government, the Régie des rentes du Québec (the “Régie”) set up an expert committee chaired by Alban D’Amours.
Alberta introduced legislation on April 18, 2013, for Pooled Registered Pension Plans (PRPPs), following Saskatchewan and BC,1 as reported in our News & Views of April 2013.
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On March 20, 2013, the Saskatchewan Government released its 2013 Budget.
On February 12th, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) hosted its annual pension forum in Toronto to discuss issues and initiatives affecting federally regulated pension plans.
On February 28, 2013, the British Columbia government introduced Bill 16, the Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act (the “Act”).
The Morneau Shepell Handbook of Canadian Pension and Benefit Plans, which was honoured as a Globe & Mail 2012 Business Book Bestseller, has now been published in its 15th Edition.