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With the arrival of the new year, there are three topics that will be important for pension plan sponsors, members and other industry stakeholders in 2024. The economy and financial markets At the end of 2023, the Canadian economy and the financial markets were still feeling the after-effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Read: Expert panel: […]

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions’ proposed cybersecurity incident reporting standard could unintentionally lead to duplication and increased risk if it doesn’t reflect differences in technology and risks faced by federally regulated financial institutions and federally regulated pension plans, according to the Association of Canadian Pension Management. While financial institutions’ systems are critical to the functioning of […]

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  • November 9, 2023 November 9, 2023
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Fidelity Canada is supporting the future financial well-being of young Canadians through a new video series hosted by the organization’s employees. The series, known as Money Gains, consists of 10 videos in both English and French, geared towards students and covering a range of investment and retirement topics, including interest, returns, risks and timelines. It […]

The Association of Canadian Pension Management is urging Retraite Québec to provide additional flexibility in the funding of municipal and university defined benefit pension plans. In an open letter, the ACPM requested flexibility to fund up to 100 per cent of amortization payments from the reserve, noting this change would allow for better management of financial risks […]

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  • May 29, 2023 May 29, 2023
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Value and profitability are inextricably linked and, when they’re combined in a portfolio, institutional investors can garner a healthy premium, said Sunil Wahal, professor of finance at Arizona State University, during a session at the Canadian Investment Review’s 2022 Investment Innovation Conference. He likened the investment approach to building a hockey team, noting the goal […]

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In the Expert Commission on Pensions’ 2008 review of Ontario’s pension system, it recommended an agency or unit of the provincial government serve as a pension champion. According to the commission, the pension champion’s responsibilities would include working closely with stakeholders, promoting and facilitating innovation in the pension system and leading policy development efforts in […]

The appointment of the TTC pension plan’s first director of investment risk and analytics was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. TTC pension plan appointing Danny Ip director of investment risk and analytics 2. More than 6.6M Canadians participating in employer-sponsored pension plans: […]

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  • July 22, 2022 July 21, 2022
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The TTC Pension Plan is appointing Danny Ip as its first director of investment risk and analytics. In the newly created role, Ip is responsible for solidifying the defined benefit plan’s investment risk and analytics functions. He’ll lead the creation of clear and consistent investment risk reporting processes and deliver regular performance and analytical reports, […]

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  • July 19, 2022 July 19, 2022
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The Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities’ risk management guideline committee is seeking nominations for an industry working group. The committee will draw on the group members’ technical input and expertise in the areas of integrated risk management, according to a press release, which noted participants will be selected from various pension sector categories based on […]

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  • July 14, 2022 July 13, 2022
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The Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities is seeking feedback on three risk management guidelines. The guidelines will cover pension plans’ use of leverage, cyber risks and environmental, social and governance considerations. In a letter to stakeholders, the CAPSA said it may incorporate these guidelines into a single risk management document that will also cover […]

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  • June 15, 2022 June 14, 2022
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