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Mitigating risk to pension plan members and sponsors during an annuity purchase

March 15, 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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Implementing a financial wellness program: Measure and assess

March 3, 2023
Financial Wellness, GO with Eckler

For many, as the new year begins, we reflect on accomplishments and set future goals. It seems fitting then that as the year begins, we ...

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GroupNews – February 2023

February 28, 2023

The February issue of GroupNews summarizes Nova Scotia's expanding the role of pharmacists in patient care, the healthcare funding agreement, BRUKINSA®'s approval by Quebec, Ontario ...

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Annuities: The explanation between market declines and improving member outcomes

February 8, 2023

Capital Accumulation Plan Income Tracker (CAPit) - February 2023 Driven by market increases coupled with the continued rise in annuity rates, Capital Accumulation Plan (CAP) ...

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GroupNews – January 2023

January 30, 2023

The January issue of GroupNews summarizes the Ontario government expanding the use of biosimilar drugs, releasing a plan to reduce wait times for surgeries and ...

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2023 pension and benefit statistics

January 16, 2023
Special Notice

This Special Notice provides a handy reference guide to pension and benefits rates and statistics for 2023.

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British Columbia Guidelines on PfADs for Target Benefit Provisions

January 12, 2023
Special Notice

British Columbia has announced a major overhaul of the Provision for Adverse Deviation (PfAD) applicable to target benefit plans (TBPs). This Special Notice reviews the ...

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GroupNews – December 2022

December 21, 2022

The December issue of GroupNews summarizes the new CPP and QPP contribution rates for 2023, the extension of EI Sickness Benefits, a new model of ...

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Growing stronger in Atlantic Canada!

December 14, 2022
News-Pension and Benefits

Eckler welcomes senior director in Atlantic Canada Eckler is pleased to welcome Thane MacKay to our growing Atlantic Canada consulting expertise. A native of Prince ...

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