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DB Summit Expert Panel: Ensuring DB sustainability

DB Summit Expert Panel: Ensuring DB sustainability

This is the second of two parts. Part 1 was published on Wednesday. Canada Post’s recent dramatic decision to cut back some of its services…

More Canadians have TFSAs, but few understand them

More Canadians have TFSAs, but few understand them

A survey finds that nearly half of Canadians have a tax-free savings account, yet many still aren't familiar with the rules.

  • By: Staff
  • December 20, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 05:56
AODA deadline approaching

AODA deadline approaching

Private and not-for-profit organizations with 50 or more Ontario-based employees must comply with the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities…

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 17:11
Canada’s economy expected to improve in 2014

Canada’s economy expected to improve in 2014

Canadian economic growth is expected to improve in 2014 relative to the lacklustre pace of 2013, finds Russell Investments. However, the outlook is less optimistic…

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 16:25
New regulations related to Air Canada’s pension obligations approved

New regulations related to Air Canada’s pension obligations approved

Air Canada says the Government of Canada has advised the airline that, further to the agreement announced in March, new regulations applicable to Air Canada's…

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 16:18
Pension plan membership up, coverage rate down

Pension plan membership up, coverage rate down

Statistics Canada says membership in registered pension plans in Canada rose in 2011, but the pension coverage rate declined.

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 16:14
IKEA expands benefits package

IKEA expands benefits package

IKEA is expanding its employee benefits package. Beginning in 2014, every employee worldwide will receive an equal contribution to his or her pension plan, based…

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 15:11
Bentall Kennedy buys malls from CPPIB

Bentall Kennedy buys malls from CPPIB

Bentall Kennedy has purchased three regional shopping malls from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on behalf of its Prime Canadian Property Fund.

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 15:05
Manulife adds to U.S. real estate holdings

Manulife adds to U.S. real estate holdings

Manulife Financial's U.S. division, John Hancock, has acquired three office properties totalling US$618 million ($659.2 million) in New York, Chicago and Boston.

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 14:53
CPP expansion fight to continue

CPP expansion fight to continue

While an attempt to enhance the Canada Pension Plan was stopped earlier this week, supporters of an expansion aren’t giving up.

Little support for shareholder loyalty rewards

Little support for shareholder loyalty rewards

Although investors, corporations and fund managers agree that short-term investment behaviour does have a negative impact on the way companies make key decisions, there is…

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 10:48
Overtime suit against BMO Nesbitt Burns to go ahead

Overtime suit against BMO Nesbitt Burns to go ahead

An overtime lawsuit against BMO Nesbitt Burns can now proceed.

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 09:24
2013 DB Summit: Navigating the minefield

2013 DB Summit: Navigating the minefield

As DB pension plans approach higher funding levels—with funded ratios jumped from 82% to 94% in the first half of this year, per the Mercer…

Canadian employer pension plans’ asset value rebounds to $2.12 trillion: report

The market value of assets held by Canadian employer pension plans increased to $2.12 trillion in the third quarter of 2020, according to a new report…

  • By: Staff
  • February 25, 2021 February 25, 2021
  • 10:00

SEB, EQ Care partnering on virtual employee assistance program

SEB Administrative Services Inc. and EQ Care are launching LifeJourney a virtual employee assistance program offering. The subsidiary of Smart Employee Benefits Inc. and the…

  • By: Staff
  • February 25, 2021 February 24, 2021
  • 09:00

BCI setting climate-related investment targets for 2025

The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. is committing to five-year climate-related targets for its public markets program. The pension fund is targeting a cumulative $5-billion…

  • By: Staff
  • February 24, 2021 February 25, 2021
  • 15:00