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GroupNews – September 2022

September 29, 2022
GroupNews

Eckler’s GroupNews monthly newsletter provides commentary on the issues affecting Canadian group benefit plans. In this edition: Alberta expands surgeries in private facilities Manitoba announces ...

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Canadian employers are projecting the highest salary increase in two decades, Eckler survey finds

September 27, 2022
News-Pension and Benefits

According to Eckler’s inaugural compensation planning survey, the national average base salary increase for 2023 is projected at 4.2% (excluding planned salary freezes), which parallels ...

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GroupNews – August 2022

August 31, 2022
GroupNews

Eckler’s GroupNews monthly newsletter provides commentary on the issues affecting Canadian group benefit plans. In this edition: Update on treatment for cystic fibrosis  Nova Scotia ...

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The positive impact of rising interest rates for CAP Members

August 23, 2022
CAPit

Capital Accumulation Plan Income Tracker (CAPit) - August 2022 Rising interest rates and the corresponding rise in annuity rates helped to offset the falling investment ...

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IFRS 17: Learnings from the 2022 Financial Condition Test … And, what to prepare for next year

August 17, 2022
Insights

With the adoption of Bill 68 on December 11, 2020, the Quebec retirement system was expanded providing Quebec employers in all industries with the option to provide ...

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GroupNews – July 2022

July 28, 2022
GroupNews

This issue of GroupNews provides an update on the new public drug plan rates in Quebec, expanded coverage for cystic fibrosis in Ontario and Alberta, ...

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Implementing a financial wellness program: Build the program

July 26, 2022
Financial Wellness, GO with Eckler

Only half of Canadians say they have a financial plan. With no plan, only 44% think they will be able to live comfortably in retirement. ...

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We’re growing! New compensation consulting practice

July 6, 2022
Compensation, News-Pension and Benefits

Your workforce is your greatest asset. Put your people first with a holistic total rewards strategy and a meaningful compensation program. Compensation plays an essential — ...

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GroupNews – June 2022

June 29, 2022
GroupNews

Eckler’s GroupNews monthly newsletter provides commentary on the issues affecting Canadian group benefit plans. In this edition: Canada Disability Benefit New lung screening program in ...

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