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An article on Stelco Inc.’s $1.3 billion annuity buy-in for one of its defined benefit pension plans was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. Stelco entering $1.3BN annuity buy-in for DB pension 2. KPMG allowing employees to work remotely from another province, country […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 24, 2022 June 23, 2022
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The union representing Pacific Western Transit Canada workers in Pemberton, Squamish and Whistler, B.C., has ratified a five-year collective agreement that will see members move to the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus. Members will contribute three per cent to the plan with an equivalent employer match, says Gavin Davies, a national […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 21, 2022 June 20, 2022
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Community Living York South is joining the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus. “After much research and consultation, we felt it was the right move for our organization at this time,” said Steven Klein, acting executive director of the non-profit organization serving the southern part of York Region, in a press release. […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 16, 2022 February 15, 2022
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The Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Pension Plan is expanding the definition of who can qualify to receive benefits as disabled or as a dependant child under its plan. Effective Dec. 1, 2021, the CAAT’s DBprime plan design was amended to remove the requirement that a member must be receiving benefits from an employer’s long-term […]

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  • February 7, 2022 February 7, 2022
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St. Stanislaus – St. Casimir’s Polish Parishes Credit Union Ltd. is the latest employer to join the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus. “Joining DBplus reduced the financial risks, operational costs and administrative challenges of managing a pension plan,” said Tomasz Falfus, human resources manager for the credit union, in a press […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 1, 2022 January 31, 2022
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The National Association of Federal Retirees and the United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario are the latest employers to join the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus. The National Association of Federal Retirees, which represents nearly 18,000 members from a variety of pension plans, joined DBplus as of Oct. 22. “It […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 20, 2021 December 17, 2021
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Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation was front of mind this week, with Benefits Canada‘s look at how employers can mark the inaugural day the most-read story. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: How employers can mark first-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation New paper calls for linking […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 1, 2021 September 30, 2021
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The University of Victoria Students’ Society is the first Vancouver Island employer to join the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus. By joining the plan, permanent employees at the UVSS represented by the United Steelworkers will have access to a pension with early retirement options, survivor benefits and inflation protection, noted a […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 27, 2021 October 6, 2021
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At the end of 2020, a year of exceptionally volatile and unpredictable markets due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan was 119 per cent funded with $3.3 billion in funding reserves and its assets had grown to $15.8 billion from $13.5 billion on Jan. 1, 2020. “In the heart […]

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The George Hull Centre for Children & Families is joining the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology’s DBplus pension plan. The Toronto-based non-profit organization previously sponsored a closed defined benefit pension plan and, for employees hired after 2010, a group registered retirement savings plan. Read: CAAT DBplus pension welcoming more members of Canadian legal community […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 5, 2021 August 5, 2021
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