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October 2014

Benefits Canada News

With older employees staying longer in the workforce, how can employers create a positive and engaging environment for them?

As baby boomers start heading for the door, how can employers prepare?

In the October 2014 edition of Frontlines: More expect to delay retirement, Canadians enjoy good mental health, This Month in Numbers, and more

Defined benefit pensions

Recent mortality research in Canada has considerably extended the time at which virtually all closed-to-new- entrants DB pension plans are projected to end up with…

A new DB pension plan helps NHL players stickhandle major disparities in retirement income between its U.S. and Canadian teams

With more Canadians expected to retire overseas, pension plan administrators need to be prepared

Health benefits

Going forward, smart employers will customize their benefits to stay relevant to employees of all ages

Employers may see the value in offering retiree health benefits, but many feel they can’t afford them, according to a recent Aon Hewitt survey.


Teresa Steinhauer of the City of Calgary talks about sleep, wellness and life lessons

Disability management

A new Ontario WSIB proposal will mean higher premiums for some employers

Capital accumulation plans

Every year, Benefits Canada, with the support of sponsors, conducts a CAP Member Survey to gauge the views and attitudes of plan members toward their…