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

Nov 14, 2018

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

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

Nov 14, 2018

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

BC issues consultation paper on solvency funding reform

Nov 14, 2018

On October 22, 2018, the B.C. Ministry of Finance issued a consultation paper providing options for reforming the funding framework for defined benefit (DB) pension plans registered in British Columbia.

Ontario funding reform update: Ontario requires amendments to Statements of Investment Policies and Procedures and plan texts

Nov 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 Brunswick

Nov 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.

Ontario draft policy: surplus withdrawal upon wind-up

Nov 14, 2018

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.

Impact on pension expense under international accounting as at September 30, 2018

Oct 22, 2018

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

Survey on compensation and trends in human resources

Oct 22, 2018

To support employers in their annual planning for Human Resources, Morneau Shepell conducts an annual Trends in Human Resources Survey to canvass Canadian employers on their priorities for the coming year, and to ask HR leaders about the...

Quebec Human Rights Tribunal holds that students are entitled to same wages as those of other employees in the same role

Oct 22, 2018

The Quebec Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) recently ruled that offering a wage rate to student employees that is lower than that of casual and regular employees doing the same work is discriminatory.

Tracking the funded status of pension plans as at September 30, 2018

Oct 22, 2018

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