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October 2013

Health benefits

Four short-term strategies to save on benefits plan costs

Drug plan costs are an ongoing concern for Canadian employers. Benefits Canada’s Face to Face Drug Plan Management Forum in Vancouver shows how plan sponsors…

Defined benefit pensions

Pension plans are protecting themselves from market ups and downs by matching assets to liabilities


It’s a rainy Monday morning, and I’m struggling to get my 14-month-old dressed and ready to go while she squirms and kicks in protest. Meanwhile,…


Bird flu was headline news in 2009. That year tested Paula Allen’s resolve in a way that would shape her approach to workplace mental health…

Capital accumulation plans

DC sponsors must support their members in preparing for retirement

Benefits Canada News

Longevity risks affect all plan sponsors, healthcare costs set to rise, market value of pension funds rises, Alberta proposes cuts to public sector pensions, This…