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The office of the chief actuary is seeking an external peer review panel for its next actuarial report on the Canada Pension Plan. The external peer review is intended to ensure the report — to be released in December 2022 — meets high professional standards and is based on reasonable methods and assumptions, according to […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 20, 2022 May 18, 2022
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A new white paper published by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries is proposing new rules during defined benefit plan windups, requiring higher solvency ratios for members who are retired and lower ones for those at earlier stages in their careers. “This paper suggests that retiree pensions would be better protected if the solvency funding regime framework […]

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The Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities is developing a framework for defined contribution pension plans to offer variable payment life annuities. In developing the framework, the CAPSA said it will address topics such as plan design and conversion options, as well as member disclosure, spousal consent, plan termination, investment rules and regulatory oversight for […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 4, 2021 August 3, 2021
  • 09:00

As Canada’s pension landscape has evolved over the past 45 years, Michel St-Germain has been helping plan sponsors navigate it all. St-Germain, who is currently president of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, retired as a partner from Mercer in June 2020 after first joining the organization on Jan. 1, 1975. When looking back at his […]

  • By: Yaelle Gang
  • November 17, 2020 February 23, 2021
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The Canadian Institute of Actuaries has selected FTSE Russell to represent the provincial and investment-grade corporate bond spread to be used for the CIA’s new market-based commuted-value calculation. The calculation is used to determine how much to pay a member of a registered defined benefit pension who leaves the plan and elects to receive their […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 21, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 07:58
Task Force Aims to Harmonize Actuarial Practice in Canada

Plan sponsors to consider new mortality improvement scale.