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Challenges for Women and Financial Wellness

March 8, 2022
Financial Wellness

Everyone deserves a financially secure future but more than half of working-age Canadian Women haven’t even started saving for retirement or know how much they ...

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GroupNews – February 2022

February 28, 2022
GroupNews

Eckler’s GroupNews monthly newsletter provides commentary on the issues affecting Canadian group benefit plans. In this edition: Nova Scotia announces move to biosimilar drugs for ...

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Increased focus on member outcomes

February 24, 2022
CAPit

Capital Accumulation Plan Income Tracker (CAPit) - February 2022 Despite uncertainties brought on by the Omicron coronavirus variant, markets held up in the last three ...

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GroupNews – January 2022

January 31, 2022
GroupNews

Our first issue of GroupNews for 2022 provides updates on news from the federal government regarding the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) Regulations and ...

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Implementing a successful financial wellness program

January 27, 2022
Financial Wellness, GO with Eckler

Research shows that financial, physical and mental wellness go hand-in-hand. In fact, many employees report that financial stress impacts their physical health and their productivity ...

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Manitoba introduces further amendments to thePension Benefits Act related to solvency and funding for pension plans

January 19, 2022
Special Notice

Special Notice - January 19, 2022 On December 20, 2021, the Pension Benefits Regulation, amendment (Regulation 142/2021) amending the Manitoba Pension Benefits Act (Act) came ...

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2022 pension and benefit statistics

January 13, 2022
Special Notice

This Special Notice provides a handy reference guide to pension and benefits rates and statistics for 2022.

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GroupNews – December 2021

December 17, 2021
GroupNews

Our last issue of GroupNews this year summarizes the recently announced 2022 maximum contributions for the CPP and QPP, and includes news about drug coverage ...

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New Brunswick introduces amendments to Pensions Benefits Act

December 15, 2021
Special Notice

On November 3, 2021, New Brunswick introduced Bill 71, An Act to Amend the Pension Benefits Act (Bill 71). Bill 71 introduces proposed changes on ...

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