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Canadians scrambling to make RRSP contributions

Canadians scrambling to make RRSP contributions

With the RRSP deadline fast approaching, Canadians are trying to scrape together some money to make a contribution.

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 16:09
Couples unable to agree on retirement planning

Couples unable to agree on retirement planning

Canadian couples aren't on the same page in terms of who they feel is the lead decision-maker on retirement planning issues.

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 15:53
Canadians find love at work

Canadians find love at work

The office is a popular place for finding a partner.

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 14:44
Budget helps retirees

Budget helps retirees

There’s good news in the federal budget for people on the verge of retirement. Employees planning to commute underfunded pensions will get a tax break.

New all-Canadian pension mortality tables, improvement scales released

New all-Canadian pension mortality tables, improvement scales released

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries has issued the first-ever mortality tables and mortality improvement scales that are based on pensioner mortality experience in this country.

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 12:15
Musicians’ Pension Fund launches new administration system

Musicians’ Pension Fund launches new administration system

The Musicians’ Pension Fund of Canada has launched a new administration system for its pension.

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 09:33
Few employers contain specialty drug costs

Few employers contain specialty drug costs

Although American employers express concerns over the growing proportion of drug costs attributable to specialty medications—currently exceeding 30% and expected to increase to more than…

  • By: Staff
  • February 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 09:15
Heenan Blaikie group lands at Fasken Martineau

Heenan Blaikie group lands at Fasken Martineau

A number of former Heenan Blaikie lawyers have moved to Fasken Martineau's labour, employment and human rights group as partners.

  • By: Staff
  • February 12, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 13:20
CPPIB to provide debt financing in India

CPPIB to provide debt financing in India

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has announced a strategic alliance for providing debt financing to residential projects across India’s major urban centres.

  • By: Staff
  • February 12, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 12:52

Budget 2014

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…

  • By: Staff
  • February 12, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 11:41
Mixed reaction to budget

Mixed reaction to budget

Tuesday's federal budget received both positive and negative reactions across the country.

  • By: Staff
  • February 12, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 11:40
Government reports progress on national regulator

Government reports progress on national regulator

Despite little news in yesterday’s budget, the federal government’s still keen to establish a national securities regulator, and bureaucrats are making progress on the measure.

Federal budget called “boring”

Federal budget called “boring”

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty delivered what he called a “boring” federal budget.

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