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An article on the federal government’s 2023 fall economic statement was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. Feds consider end of ‘30% rule’ for pensions, propose EI adoption benefit: fall economic statement 2. Former federal finance minister defends ‘sustainably successful’ CPP amid Alberta pension […]

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  • November 24, 2023 November 23, 2023
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Former federal finance minister Bill Morneau is standing up for the Canadian Pension Plan, calling it a uniquely successful investment organization that won’t be easily recreated by the Alberta provincial government if it’s successful in its attempt to leave the federal plan. Speaking at the Portfolio Management Association of Canada’s national conference last week, he […]

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As Alberta considers exiting the Canada Pension Plan, the head of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board visited Calgary on Tuesday to warn against losing its benefits. John Graham, chief executive officer of the CPPIB, made the pitch to a business crowd at a luncheon event. In his speech, he said there’s a strong business […]

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board returned 0.1 per cent during the second quarter of fiscal 2024, according to its latest quarterly report. By Sept. 30, 2023, the investment organization’s net assets were $576 billion, compared to $575 billion at the end of the previous quarter. The $1 billion increase in net assets consisted of $488 million in net income and $700 million in […]

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  • November 13, 2023 November 13, 2023
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An article on Fidelity Canada’s win in the Future of work strategy category at Benefits Canada‘s 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. Fidelity Canada wins award for focusing on flexibility amid return-to-office rollout 2. CPP maximum pensionable earnings increasing to $68,500 […]

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  • November 10, 2023 November 9, 2023
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The maximum pensionable earnings under the Canada Pension Plan is increasing to $68,500 in 2024, up from $66,600 in 2023. The employee and employer contribution rates for 2024 will remain at 5.95 per cent and the maximum contribution will be $3,867.50 each, up from $3,754.45 in 2023. The self-employed contribution rate will remain at 11.9 […]

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  • November 8, 2023 January 2, 2024
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Federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says if Alberta were to quit the Canada Pension Plan it would require a “complex and multi-year process” of negotiating international social security agreements to deal with contributors who work abroad. Freeland said Friday that would be among the steps the Alberta and federal governments would have to take if […]

Larry, a hypothetical defined contribution plan member, is facing a difficult calculus as he prepares to retire. Between his personal and DC plan savings, he’s accumulated $620,000 in savings for his retirement and is also expecting roughly $1,000 a month from the Canada Pension Plan and $650 in old-age security benefits. He has to determine […]

The Ontario government is launching an infrastructure bank that will leverage investments by public sector pension plans and other Canadian institutional investors. In its fall economic statement on Thursday, the province said it will provide $3 billion in initial funding to the Ontario Infrastructure Bank, which will support the development of new long‐term care homes, […]

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  • November 3, 2023 November 2, 2023
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Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has agreed to convene a meeting with provincial and territorial finance ministers to discuss Alberta’s proposal to withdraw from the Canada Pension Plan. The agreement comes after Ontario Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy called for the meeting in a letter to Freeland, saying Alberta’s withdrawal could cause “serious harm.” Freeland says any province […]