Keyword: CAAT DBplus

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The College of Arts and Technology pension plan’s assets dropped 2.3 per cent while its funded ratio on a going-concern basis remained at 124 per cent in 2022, according to its annual report. “With CAAT, members don’t have to worry about every market dip and blip,” wrote Derek Dobson (pictured), the multi-employer pension plan’s chief […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 20, 2023 April 20, 2023
  • 12:00

An article on a 2023 budget proposal to require employers to report dental coverage as part of the national dental-care program was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. Enhanced national dental plan to require reporting of employer-provided coverage: budget 2. CAAT raising DBplus […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 31, 2023 March 30, 2023
  • 09:00
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The Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan is increasing the pension factor used in its calculation of defined benefit payments from its DBplus plan. For pensions earned after Jan. 1, 2025, members of the jointly sponsored pension plan will see annual payouts increase from 8.5 per cent of their total contributions per annum […]

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The College of Family Physicians of Canada pension plan is joining the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus. “As a result of merging our plan with CAAT, we will be able to provide all of our employees with a defined benefit pension for life with a number of features including inflation protection […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 2, 2023 March 3, 2023
  • 11:45

Employees of the City of Whitehorse represented by the Yukon Employees’ Union and N.W.T.-based Collège nordique francophone are joining the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus arrangement. The two employers are among a number of organizations that have recently joined the CAAT’s plan, including the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance, the Saskatchewan College […]

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  • January 31, 2023 January 31, 2023
  • 15:00
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The Canadian Coalition for Good Governance is joining the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus arrangement. “Our participation in a [defined benefit] plan speaks to our beliefs and values as an organization and demonstrates our commitment to our employees,” said Catherine McCall, executive director of the CCGG, in a press release. “We […]

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  • December 21, 2022 December 21, 2022
  • 15:00
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The Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals is joining the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus arrangement. “I did a lot of research with respect to plan options for our staff and felt that [the] CAAT had the best offering as it was flexible, affordable and offered a great opportunity to support them […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 11, 2022 October 7, 2022
  • 09:00

The OPSEU Joint Trusteed Benefit Fund, a not-for-profit insurance advisor that offers benefits to non-profit organizations, is joining the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan. “OJTBF chose the CAAT pension plan to ensure that our valued employees can build a solid and sustainable retirement foundation while never losing sight of why we exist, […]

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  • September 1, 2022 September 6, 2022
  • 13:30
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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
  • 09:00

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
  • 09:00