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An announcement regarding long-awaited amendments to the Patented Medicines Review Board regulations was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. PMPRB drug pricing regulations officially coming into effect this July 2. Key stakeholders highlighting value of private payer health care amid plans for […]

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  • April 22, 2022 April 21, 2022
  • 09:00

The University Pension Plan is appointing Christophe L’Ahelec as head of public markets. L’Ahelec, who advised the UPP on the implementation of its investment activities in the months leading up to the plan’s launch in July, joined the organization as director of its external manager program. Previously, he was a senior principal at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension […]

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  • April 19, 2022 April 21, 2022
  • 12:30

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is promoting Priti Singh to senior managing director and global head of capital markets and factor investing, effective May 2, 2022. In the new role, Singh will be responsible for leading the external portfolio management, active macro and quantitative strategies and risk premia groups. She takes over from Poul Winslow, […]

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  • April 18, 2022 April 18, 2022
  • 15:00

A story that took an in-depth look at the federal government’s 2022 budget proposals and their potential impacts on employers and employees was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: What’s in the federal budget for employers, employees? Physical health, work-life balance and […]

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  • April 14, 2022 April 13, 2022
  • 09:05

The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System Sponsors Corp. is appointing Laurie Hutchinson as its new chief executive officer, effective April 18, 2022. In the new role, Hutchinson will be responsible for providing executive leadership and direction to the employees of the OMERS Sponsors Corp. and helping the board deliver on its key responsibilities, including determining […]

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  • April 11, 2022 April 12, 2022
  • 09:00

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is appointing Suzanne Akers as its chief risk and chief compliance officer. In the dual role, Akers will assume responsibility for leading the AIMCo’s investment risk management and analytics functions, ensuring the pursuit of each client’s investment objectives is aligned to its risk appetite, according to a press release. She’ll […]

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  • March 24, 2022 March 24, 2022
  • 10:00

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is appointing Paul Mouchakkaa as senior managing director and head of real estate, effective May 2, 2022. In the role, Mouchakkaa will lead the organization’s real estate investment team, currently responsible for a real estate portfolio comprising $18 billion in core domestic and opportunistic foreign program assets, according to a press release. “Paul […]

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  • March 17, 2022 March 16, 2022
  • 09:00

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is appointing Sandra Lau and James Barber as co-chief investment officers, effective March 1. The pair will succeed Dale MacMaster, who is retiring from the organization after 23 years. Lau will also be head of public investments, responsible for bringing together fixed income, mortgages and public equities, while Barber will be […]

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  • February 25, 2022 February 25, 2022
  • 15:00

The California Public Employees’ Pension Retirement System is appointing Nicole Musicco as its new chief investment officer, effective March 28. She joins the CalPERS from RedBird Capital Partners, where she led the firm’s Canadian investment business. Previously, she managed the private markets investment program at the Investment Management Corp. of Ontario. She also spent 16 years […]

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  • February 24, 2022 February 23, 2022
  • 09:00

Neil Cunningham is stepping down from his role as president and chief executive officer at the Public Sector Pension Investment Board on March 31, 2023. Since he was appointed to the role in 2018, following the departure of André Bourbonnais, the organization’s assets under management grew from $135.6 billion to $204.5 billion. Cunningham first joined […]

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  • February 15, 2022 February 14, 2022
  • 09:00