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Eckler announces new Principal appointments

May 25, 2021

As Canada’s leading independently owned actuarial and consulting firm, Eckler is managed by its active principals across Canada and the Caribbean. We are pleased to ...

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Time to start thinking about annuities

May 19, 2021

Against the backdrop of above-trend economic growth and accommodative monetary policy, equity markets around the world finished strong in the first quarter ending March 2021. ...

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Managing pension plans during uncertain times – Virtual training sessions hosted by Eckler Barbados

May 18, 2021
Barbados, Seminars

If you are managing a pension plan, that is registered in Barbados, as a trustee, sponsor, or administrator, we have designed this series of virtual ...

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Quebec’s target-benefit plan, a new concept?

May 3, 2021

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 – April 2021

April 30, 2021

This month’s GroupNews provides a cross-country summary of the latest federal and provincial budgets, along with updates on new legislated leaves for COVID-19, and the ...

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2021 Federal Budget: Government lays out road to recovery

April 22, 2021
Special Notice

Special Notice - April 22, 2021 The 2021 Federal Budget, “A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience” (Budget 2021) was tabled by Finance Minister ...

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Electronic communications for defined benefit pension plans

April 8, 2021
Insights, Pension Administration Updates

COVID-19 has brought significant change to all corners of our lives, both personal and professional. It has increased our use of technology and provided opportunities ...

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GroupNews – March 2021

March 30, 2021

In this month’s GroupNews, we report on the health and dental trend factors for 2021, CRA’s position on unused credits in health care spending accounts, ...

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Is it time to develop your funding policy?

March 10, 2021

Atypical, unheard of, unprecedented. We heard these words a lot to describe the past year. It certainly was all of those things for many around ...

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