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Replacement income levels generated by CAPs increase

Replacement income levels generated by CAPs increase

Replacement income levels generated by capital accumulation plans increased to 64% in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to Eckler’s Capital Accumulation Plan Income Tracker.

  • By: Staff
  • February 19, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 10:29
GE Canada chooses CIBC Mellon

GE Canada chooses CIBC Mellon

General Electric Canada has selected CIBC Mellon to provide custody, fund accounting and benefit payment services for its trusteed pension funds.

  • By: Staff
  • February 19, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 10:19
Canadians’ confidence about personal finances rises

Canadians’ confidence about personal finances rises

Canadian investors are starting the year with a positive outlook about their personal financial situation.

  • By: Staff
  • February 19, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 10:16
Ontario plans cost-sharing model for retiree benefits

Ontario plans cost-sharing model for retiree benefits

The Ontario government will transition to a cost-sharing model for retiree benefits for employees retiring on or after Jan. 1, 2017.

  • By: Staff
  • February 19, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 09:47
Caisse makes Projet QB investment

Caisse makes Projet QB investment

Ivanhoé Cambridge—the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec’s real estate subsidiary—has entered into a partnership to build Projet QB, a mixed multi-residential and commercial…

  • By: Staff
  • February 18, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 15:01
Insurers report strong 2013 results

Insurers report strong 2013 results

Some of Canada's largest insurance companies reported stronger 2013 financial results. Here's an overview.

  • By: Staff
  • February 18, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 11:11
Rhode Island, unions reach pension settlement

Rhode Island, unions reach pension settlement

The Rhode Island government and attorneys representing public employee unions and retiree coalitions challenging changes to the state's pension system have reached a settlement agreement…

  • By: Staff
  • February 18, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 11:04
Appetite for smart beta growing among institutional investors

Appetite for smart beta growing among institutional investors

Smart beta strategies are playing a more influential role in some of the world’s largest portfolios, according to a State Street Global Advisors study.

  • By: Staff
  • February 14, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 12:37
Alberta pensions need better risk management: Auditor

Alberta pensions need better risk management: Auditor

A report by Alberta's auditor general finds that while public sector pension plan boards have implemented risk management systems, there's no clear responsibility for coordinating…

  • By: Staff
  • February 14, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 10:40
CPP fund assets top $200 billion

CPP fund assets top $200 billion

The Canada Pension Plan fund ended the third quarter of its 2014 fiscal year on Dec. 31, 2013, with net assets of $201.5 billion, compared…

  • By: Staff
  • February 14, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 10:08
Till debt do us part: Many marriages start with debt

Till debt do us part: Many marriages start with debt

Four in 10 Canadian marriages begin in debt—couples starts off with an average of $21,503 in debt on their wedding day.

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 16:46
Workers don’t feel the love from their employers

Workers don’t feel the love from their employers

Many American employees love their companies, but only a fraction of them feel that their employers reciprocate.

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 16:41
Group says budget hurts federal retirees

Group says budget hurts federal retirees

A group representing federal retirees say they feel "betrayed" by the decision by the 2014 budget, which will double Public Service Health Care Plan premiums.

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 16:18

Majority of Canadian workers willing to take less pay for a workplace pension plan: survey

A majority (70 per cent) of Canadians say they’re willing to forgo a higher salary in exchange for a workplace pension plan, according to a…

Workplace Benefits Awards wins highlight investment in employees’ health, well-being

The TMX Group Ltd.’s double award wins at Benefits Canada’s 2020 Workplace Benefits Awards are shining a spotlight on the organization’s efforts to support its…

DOJ suing to block Aon’s US$30BN acquisition of Willis Towers Watson

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration is suing to block the merger of two of the world’s largest insurance brokers, asserting the deal could eliminate competition,…

Ontario Teachers’ investing in online education platform, plant-based food development company

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has raised $375 million in a series D funding round for Applyboard Inc., an online platform that connects students to…

  • By: Staff
  • June 17, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 12:30

Canada’s largest pension funds come together at inaugural climate change event

Representatives from eight of Canada’s largest pension funds — known as the Maple Eight — participated in the first meeting of the Sustainable Finance Action…

  • By: Staff
  • June 16, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 09:00

Financial market regulators highlighting focus on DC investment fees

Investment fees led the agenda at the Joint Forum of Financial Market Regulators’ annual meeting last week. This year, the forum engaged externally on investment fees,…

  • By: Staff
  • June 15, 2021 June 14, 2021
  • 15:00