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With today marking the second anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic, it isn’t surprising that a pair of articles on the pandemic’s lasting impact were among the most read stories over the past week on BenefitsCanada.com. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. Two years later: Canada’s DB, DC pension plans weathering the […]

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  • March 11, 2022 March 11, 2022
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The OPSEU Pension Trust is reporting a net investment return of 15.3 per cent for 2021, a result driven by strong private equity performance. In its 2021 funded status report, the OPTrust said its private equity portfolio generated a net return of 52.2 per cent. By comparison, public equities provided a net return of 12.9 […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 9, 2022 March 11, 2022
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Whether it’s battling the challenges of plan maturity, increasing longevity, the changing nature of work or difficult financial markets, these so-called golden handcuffs are looking pretty dented in some cases. But the 10 years following the great financial crisis wasn’t all bad. Many public pension plans, as well as affiliated administrators and investment managers, have […]

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As part of a new collective agreement ratified earlier this year, employees at Vopak Terminals of Canada in Hamilton have joined the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan’s DBplus arrangement, effective June 1, 2020. “During their working years, CAAT members have less worry about saving for retirement, especially in a volatile investment market,” […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 22, 2020 December 6, 2020
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The coronavirus crisis is putting new stresses on businesses as they grapple with cash flow and business continuity, but even amid such uncertainty, some employers are still looking to join defined benefit plans. The Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology pension plan is continuing to see interest in its DBplus offering, with the coronavirus crisis […]

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A year after the OPSEU Pension Trust launched a new plan for nonprofits, it has enrolled its first members. The OPTrust Select was launched with the goal of providing a defined benefit plan for those in Ontario’s broader public sector, charitable and nonprofit groups that don’t have their own DB plans. Seven organizations are joining, […]