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Protected: 2021 – Onward and Upward!

May 9, 2021
Pension Risk Transfer Report

This is the fifth year for Eckler’s 2022 Canadian Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) Report. While 2021 was certainly a year of ups and downs, for ...

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

May 3, 2021
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 – April 2021

April 30, 2021
GroupNews

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

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
GroupNews

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
Insights

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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GroupNews – February 2021

February 25, 2021
GroupNews

In this month’s issue of GroupNews, we look at provincial coverage changes in Ontario and Alberta, new pharmacy services introduced in Quebec, potential new limits ...

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Eckler appoints new public sector retirement practice lead in Quebec

February 23, 2021
Montreal, News-Pensions

Eckler is delighted to announce that Maxime Maltais has joined its Montreal pension practice. An actuary specializing in pension plans sponsored by municipal organizations, Maxime ...

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