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GroupNews – January 2023

January 30, 2023
GroupNews

The January issue of GroupNews summarizes the Ontario government expanding the use of biosimilar drugs, releasing a plan to reduce wait times for surgeries and ...

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Electronic communications for defined benefit pension plans

January 18, 2023
Insights

Since our last update in April 2021 (Eckler Insights: Electronic communications for defined benefit pension plans), there have been some changes in legislation related to ...

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2023 pension and benefit statistics

January 16, 2023
Special Notice

This Special Notice provides a handy reference guide to pension and benefits rates and statistics for 2023.

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British Columbia Guidelines on PfADs for Target Benefit Provisions

January 12, 2023
Special Notice

British Columbia has announced a major overhaul of the Provision for Adverse Deviation (PfAD) applicable to target benefit plans (TBPs). This Special Notice reviews the ...

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GroupNews – December 2022

December 21, 2022
GroupNews

The December issue of GroupNews summarizes the new CPP and QPP contribution rates for 2023, the extension of EI Sickness Benefits, a new model of ...

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Growing stronger in Atlantic Canada!

December 14, 2022
News-Pension and Benefits

Eckler welcomes senior director in Atlantic Canada Eckler is pleased to welcome Thane MacKay to our growing Atlantic Canada consulting expertise. A native of Prince ...

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GroupNews – November 2022

November 30, 2022
GroupNews

In this issue of GroupNews, we include reports on a new biosimilars initiative in Saskatchewan, an expansion of the federal Medical Expense Tax Credit for ...

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Why data work matters

November 29, 2022
PRT Insights

As the old saying goes, the best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. That’s especially true when it comes to annuity purchases. We ...

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CAP member protection in an inflationary environment

November 10, 2022
CAPit

Capital Accumulation Plan Income Tracker (CAPit) - November 2022 Soaring annuity rates, at levels not seen in decades, shielded members from the modest investment market ...

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