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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
CAPit

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
Insights

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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Eckler appoints new Managing Principal

May 31, 2023
News-Corporate

Eckler Ltd., Canada’s largest independent actuarial consulting firm today announced the appointment of Richard Brown, FCIA, FSA, CFA, as Managing Principal, effective immediately.

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Retirement concerns weigh heavy in current economic environment

May 11, 2023
CAPit

In the first quarter of 2023, Capital Accumulation Plan (CAP) member outcomes remained relatively unchanged as positive market returns were offset by declining annuity rates. ...

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Electronic communications for defined benefit pension plans

May 11, 2023
Pension Administration Updates

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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