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Sara Tatelman

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Expert panel: What does it mean for pension plan members to live separate and apart?

While pension plan administrators know about their plan members' employment history and salaries, they may not expect to learn much about their personal lives, including how…

  • December 6, 2022 December 5, 2022
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Expert panel: How employers can design health benefits, retirement plans for gig workers

Whether they're delivering takeout, chauffeuring passengers, or fixing leaky sinks, most gig workers in Canada don't get benefits. Classified as independent contractors rather than employees,…

  • May 24, 2022 May 26, 2022
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Mary Picard

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Expert panel: Can pension administrators deny benefits to plan members who don’t submit proof-of-life forms?

In August, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported that the U.K. Department for Works and Pensions cut off state pension payments to several expatriate pensioners living…

  • November 22, 2022 November 22, 2022
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Expert panel: How ESG-focused TDFs could impact workplace CAPs

With the increased focus on integrating environmental, social and governance factors into pension plans, a new approach by BlackRock Inc. could have a significant impact on…

  • July 12, 2022 July 11, 2022
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Expert panel: Why employers should offer group TFSAs in 2022

At the start of every new year, many employees resolve to improve their fitness — emotionally, financially and/or physically. One pretty easy way that employers…

  • January 18, 2022 January 18, 2022
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Kim Siddall

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Expert panel: How employers can support employee wellness ahead of a looming recession

Every day, it seems the news includes a story or two about the economy and whether or not a recession is coming. At the same…

  • November 16, 2022 November 15, 2022
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Expert panel: How employers can support working parents this summer

Heading into the summer months, parents of young or school-aged children are likely juggling work with gaps in their childcare needs. While many working parents…

  • June 21, 2022 June 20, 2022
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Expert panel: Considerations for disability management in a hybrid work environment

As this wave of the coronavirus pandemic abates and more organizations settle into their respective futures of work, leadership teams are considering how the many…

  • March 1, 2022 March 1, 2022
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Expert panel: Designing a benefits plan for the new world of work in 2022 and beyond

As companies adapt their people strategies for return to the office or for a new remote or hybrid work arrangement, employee retention will be a…

  • December 30, 2021 December 16, 2021
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Wendy Cukier

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Expert panel: How employers, employees can mitigate workplace microaggressions

Microaggressions — everyone has heard them or may have even used them. Defined as everyday verbal and behavioural slights against a person or group that…

  • October 4, 2022 October 3, 2022
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Expert panel: DEI shaping employers’ innovation, profitability, but more work to be done

Diversity in leadership matters. It signals who belongs and shapes the aspirations of employees, as well as communities more broadly. In recent years, the convergence…

  • July 21, 2022 July 20, 2022
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Expert panel: Less talk, more action needed to move needle on DEI at top

While talk about the importance of improving diversity on corporate boards and in the C-suite has been ongoing for decades, actual action has been too…

  • November 9, 2021 November 10, 2021
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Jaqui Parchment

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Expert panel: How employers can support workers amid rising inflation

The modern economy is highly uncertain, with inflation and rising interest rates cutting into bottom lines everywhere. Employers are nervous as the cost of capital…

  • September 13, 2022 September 12, 2022
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Investing in low-carbon economy will pay off for pension plans

We are now in Month 14 of the coronavirus pandemic. For institutional investors like pension plans, this pandemic and its consequences highlight the reality of…

  • April 27, 2021 April 30, 2021
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