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Sara Tatelman

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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 24, 2022
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Gavin Benjamin

Expert panel: Are private sector employers heading toward a pension renaissance?

Pension coverage in the public sector is high, with the vast majority of public sector employees covered by a defined benefit pension plan. However, the…

  • May 10, 2022 May 11, 2022
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Expert panel: DB, DC pension predictions for 2022

As a new year dawns, our attention turns to what's ahead, the following are a few of my predictions for trends in the world of…

  • January 4, 2022 January 4, 2022
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Expert panel: How could inflation impact DB pension plans?

After being off of Canadians’ radar screens for years, the re-emergence of inflation in recent months is receiving significant attention for many, including pension plan…

  • October 26, 2021 October 25, 2021
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Could pandemic-related mortality rates impact DB pension plans?

Over the past several months, much attention has been paid to the coronavirus pandemic's impact on financial markets and, subsequently, defined benefit pension plans' financial conditions…

  • June 8, 2021 June 23, 2021
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Kim Siddall

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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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Expert panel: Six ways to incorporate green initiatives into benefits offerings

The Council of Parties to the United Nations' climate convention, known as COP26, which is currently underway in Glasgow has put climate change on the…

  • November 2, 2021 November 4, 2021
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How employers can help staff dive back into in-person work

As Canadians watch the U.S. reopen with life returning to normal in various stages, in addition to thoughts of attending sporting events, concerts and gathering…

  • June 1, 2021 June 9, 2021
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Benefits Canada Experts

Katharine Coons

Expert panel: How employers can help employees struggling with burnout

Workplace burnout isn’t always easy to talk about, but after living through nearly two years of the coronavirus pandemic, employers really can’t avoid it —…

  • February 22, 2022 February 18, 2022
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Expert panel: Preparing a psychologically safe return-to-workplace plan

Any return to the workplace, whether it's after a medical or parental leave  — or say, following a global pandemic — requires consideration and care…

  • October 12, 2021 October 7, 2021
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Mary Picard

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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