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December 2020

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As we approach the end of a truly challenging year with more uncertainty on the horizon for 2021, people all over the globe are adjusting…

Two experienced pension professionals weigh in on the longstanding debate regarding whether pension plans should be investing actively or passively. Blair Richards, chief investment officer…

While professional services company Accenture has long been supportive of its working parents, it introduced a new backup childcare program in 2020 to help employees…

Anyone flipping through a prospectus for an employer’s defined contribution pension plan or group registered retirement savings plan will notice a recurring theme when it…

In the old days, employers would often gather employees in a dusty conference room and pass around a box of Timbits while talking at a…

Many employees in the non-profit sector dedicate their lives to helping others. In 2008, a new pension plan was launched to help provide them with…

When the City of Toronto switched benefits plan insurers in 2017, it changed its coverage for biologics and biosimilars. Under its previous plan, the City…

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Town of Newmarket is prioritizing the well-being of its staff and its community by creating a new…

Aramark Canada Ltd.’s director of total rewards talks balancing total rewards priorities, employee assistance programs and children’s psychological development. Q. What top challenges do you…