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Reimbursing benefits key unresolved issue for Veterans Affairs, says report card

Reimbursing benefits, accessing dental plans and designating death benefit beneficiaries are among the most important unresolved issues from a decade of recommendations by Veterans Affairs Canada ombudsman Guy Parent. In a new report card grading the Canadian government’s response to recommendations made by his office to improve services and support for veterans and their families, Parent […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 31, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 15:25
Latest CPP additions to cost $900 million by 2050: chief actuary

A suite of additional features planned for the Canada Pension Plan will mean an extra $900 million in costs by 2050, Canada’s chief actuary is estimating. Earlier this week, chief actuary Jean-Claude Ménard released a new report on the state of the Canada Pension Plan in light of additions agreed to by Canada’s finance ministers […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 3, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 08:30
Amendments to Ontario’s PBA become law

Ontario's budget received royal assent last week and that means plans to create the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan will go ahead.

  • By: Staff
  • July 28, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 11:35
Ontario proposes amendments to PBA

The Government of Ontario introduced legislation on Wednesday to make amendments to the Pension Benefits Act in response to the Carrigan v. Carrigan Estate case.

  • By: Staff
  • December 16, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 11:29
Supreme Court dismisses Carrigan case

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the application for leave to appeal in Carrigan v. Carrigan Estate, a case that has changed how pre-retirement death benefits are paid out. Case summary Plan member Ronald Carrigan died prior to retirement. When he died, it was not a clear-cut matter on whom his pre-retirement death benefit be […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 1, 2013 September 13, 2019
  • 07:00