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GroupNews – October 2022

October 31, 2022

In this issue of GroupNews you’ll find updates on prescription co-pay and premium amendments under the New Brunswick Drug Plan; better access to diagnostic imaging ...

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Implementing a financial wellness program: Develop a communication plan

October 27, 2022
Financial Wellness, GO with Eckler

In this issue of GO with Eckler, we explore a few best practices to help you succeed at number four in our five-step plan for ...

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British Columbia amends Pension Benefits Standards Act and Regulations

October 14, 2022
Legislative Updates, Special Notice

British Columbia has announced a major overhaul of the Provision for Adverse Deviation (PfAD) applicable to target benefit plans. In general, the changes will mean ...

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Eckler’s 2023 Compensation Planning Survey

October 5, 2022

Eckler is pleased to share the results of our inaugural annual Compensation Planning Survey.  

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GroupNews – September 2022

September 29, 2022

This issue of GroupNews reports on new measures in Alberta and Manitoba to reduce surgical wait times, proposed federal amendments to medical expense tax credits ...

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Canadian employers are projecting the highest salary increase in two decades, Eckler survey finds

September 27, 2022
News, Surveys

According to Eckler’s inaugural compensation planning survey, the national average base salary increase for 2023 is projected at 4.2% (excluding planned salary freezes), which parallels ...

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GroupNews – August 2022

August 31, 2022

Eckler’s GroupNews monthly newsletter provides commentary on the issues affecting Canadian group benefit plans. In this edition: Update on treatment for cystic fibrosis  Nova Scotia ...

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The positive impact of rising interest rates for CAP Members

August 23, 2022

Capital Accumulation Plan Income Tracker (CAPit) - August 2022 Rising interest rates and the corresponding rise in annuity rates helped to offset the falling investment ...

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IFRS 17: Learnings from the 2022 Financial Condition Test … And, what to prepare for next year

August 17, 2022

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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