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New Ontario target benefit funding framework a welcomed principles-based approach

September 7, 2023
Special Notice

Special Notice - September 7, 2023 After over 20 years of lobbying and getting by with temporary funding rules, on September 1, 2023, the Ontario ...

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Retirement Income Adequacy:
A conversation for Canadians

September 6, 2023
Financial Wellness, GO with Eckler

More than half of Canadians say they don’t know how much they need to save for retirement and nearly two-thirds of working Canadians worry about ...

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The numbers are in…

September 5, 2023
Compensation, Compensation survey

Eckler's 2024 Compensation Planning Survey reveals that employers across Canada are projecting base salary increases of 3.9% for 2024 (excluding zeros), with an unprecedented number ...

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Another record-breaking year in the Canadian pension risk transfer market

August 8, 2023
Pension Risk Transfer Report

2022 was another record-breaking year in the Canadian PRT market. Several insurers experienced notable growth in market share and the PRT landscape continued to evolve ...

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Worry-free retirement

August 1, 2023

Capital Accumulation Plan (CAP) member outcomes continued their march upward in the second quarter of 2023, driven by increasing annuity rates and positive equity market ...

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Participate Now! Eckler’s 2024 Compensation Planning Survey

July 11, 2023
Compensation, Compensation survey

Participate Now! Eckler’s 2024 Compensation Planning Survey Want to make the most of your 2024 salary budget to accommodate a tight labour market and a ...

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Coming soon! Eckler’s 2024 Compensation Planning Survey

June 20, 2023
Compensation, Compensation survey

Coming soon! Eckler’s 2024 Compensation Planning Survey Eckler will soon launch its second annual compensation planning survey. In a year where the labour market is ...

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Disrupting disability: Time for a refresh?

June 6, 2023

In a recent survey by Eckler, when unions and plan sponsors were asked about the relative importance of different types of benefit coverages, short-term disability ...

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Enhanced Protection for Member Annuities

June 1, 2023
PRT Insights

The protection of member pension benefits is vital to both plan sponsors and regulators when exploring risk transfer from a defined benefit pension plan through ...

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