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Replacement income for CAPs hits lowest levels

April 22, 2019
CAPit

Replacement Income for CAPs Hits Lowest Levels. According to Eckler’s Capital Accumulation Plan (CAP) Income Tracker, in the fourth quarter 2018, equity markets experienced one ...

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Targeting modest reforms

April 12, 2019
Special Notice

The Ontario government released its 2019 Budget, “Protecting What Matters Most” (Budget) on April 11, 2019. This Special Notice provides a summary of the key ...

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GroupNews – March 2019

March 29, 2019
GroupNews

In this issue of GroupNews, we provide updates on the pharmacare advisory council, pending changes to OHIP+, and what’s happening with reduced Health Services Fund ...

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Investments across generations

March 20, 2019
Special Notice

Moving further towards a National Pharmacare strategy, protecting Canadian pensions and investing in the middle class are the themes in the 2019 Federal Budget. This ...

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Navigating the Canadian pension risk transfer market

March 3, 2019
Pension Risk Transfer Report

In this, our second Canadian Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) Report, we have assembled four thought pieces based on our discussions and interviews with each of ...

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GroupNews – February 2019

February 28, 2019
GroupNews

In this issue of GroupNews, we share the latest guidance on PHSPs for plan sponsors and members, how Ontario WSIB regulates the entitlement to and ...

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Updated CAPSA Guideline No. 8

February 20, 2019
Special Notice

The Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities (CAPSA) has released an updated version of Guideline No. 8: Defined Contribution Pension Plans Guideline (Guideline). This Special ...

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What’s all the fuss about cannabis?

February 12, 2019
Insights

In this issue of Insights, the authors explore the impact that the legalization of cannabis will have on the workplace in general, and on benefits ...

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GroupNews – January 2019

January 31, 2019
GroupNews

Our first GroupNews of 2019, covers the latest on Ontario’s OHIP+ program, this year’s CPP contribution and benefit maximums, and how employment leaves are changing ...

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