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People Watch: On the move in January

People Watch: On the move in January

Here's a review of people on the move this month.

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 13:05
CPPIB makes investment in Peru

CPPIB makes investment in Peru

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is buying a 10.4% equity stake in Transportadora de Gas del Perú for US$200 million ($222.3 million).

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 11:28
DB pension coverage continues to drop

DB pension coverage continues to drop

A fact sheet from the Office of the Chief Actuary shows that the shift to DC from DB is continuing.

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 09:21
Workers save too little, but plan to retire early

Workers save too little, but plan to retire early

Most Americans save 10% or less of their income during their working years, yet 37% plan to retire before age 65, according to a 2014…

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 16:04

Canadians expect lottery winnings, CPP to fund retirement

One-third of Canadians hope to fund their retirement costs by winning the lottery, according to a study.

Ontario plans minimum wage increase

Ontario plans minimum wage increase

Ontario plans to increase the minimum wage to $11 per hour on June 1, 2014, up from the current level of $10.25 an hour.

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 12:18
Four key ETF trends in 2014

Four key ETF trends in 2014

The Canadian exchange-traded fund industry experienced impressive growth in 2013 and its ongoing success will be determined by how well providers respond to key investor…

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 10:34
Hedge funds report strong returns

Hedge funds report strong returns

Hedge funds reported gains of 11.08% in 2013, their best net returns since 2010, according Preqin’s Hedge Fund Analyst.

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 10:32
Ontario pension plan details coming in spring

Ontario pension plan details coming in spring

The province of Ontario expects to announce details of its provincial pension plan in a few months, according to the premier.

Employers won’t have to offer myRAs

Employers won’t have to offer myRAs

The U.S. Department of the Treasury says employers will not be required to offer the new retirement savings account, myRA, to their workers.

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 10:00
AIMCo opens London office

AIMCo opens London office

Alberta Investment Management Corp. has opened an office in London, its first outside of Canada.

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 09:59
Great-West to offer VRSPs

Great-West to offer VRSPs

Great-West Life Group Retirement Services is developing a voluntary retirement savings plan solution to help meet the needs of Quebec workers who don't have a…

  • By: Staff
  • January 30, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 09:58
Ontario proposes major changes to workplace legislation

Ontario proposes major changes to workplace legislation

Last month, the Ontario government introduced Bill 146, the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2013. Bill 146 implements some of the recommendations made…

McDonald’s mandating anti-harassment training worldwide

McDonald’s Corp. is mandating worker training to combat harassment, discrimination and violence in its restaurants worldwide starting next year. The training requirement will impact 2…

Editorial: Learning by doing during a once-in-a-century crisis

The best way to learn is by doing. And since March 11, 2020, when a pandemic was declared by the World Health Organization, we’ve all…

AIMCo appointing Evan Siddall as CEO

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is appointing the former head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. as its next chief executive officer. The investment manager said Evan Siddall…

ESG factors at the heart of the BCI’s investing strategy

Jennifer Coulson has been engaged in responsible investing and environmental, social and governance factors for two decades and remembers a time when it was difficult…

Institutional investors eyeing increasing interest rates, looming inflation: webinar

As interest rates return to pre-pandemic levels, fixed income is returning to its role as an equities hedge, according to a webinar on Wednesday hosted…

Caisse real-estate arm partnering on industrial platform, OMERS selling minority interest in U.S. wind farms

Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate arm of the Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec, has partnered with U.S. firm GID to create an investment…