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3 Important Pension Plan Changes for BC Members
Similar to Alberta and Nova Scotia, B.C. is modernizing its outdated pension legislation. B.C. pension plan members will see a number of improvements, including immediate vesting and unlocking of smal [more]
The Ontario Retirement Pension Plan: What is a Comparable Workplace Pension Plan?
With enrollment in the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan starting in 2017, the Ontario government recently made a major announcement. Despite criticism from the federal government, the provincial govern [more]
Important Pension Plan Changes for Nova Scotia
Similar to last year’s pension changes in Alberta, Nova Scotia is undergoing pension reform of its own. These changes are designed to help modernize the province’s outdated pension legislation by [more]
Are voluntary CPP Contributions a good idea?
Here we go again . . . Should the government allow voluntary CPP contributions?  I was asked to share some of my personal thoughts on expanding CPP on the Calgary morning show on CBC Radio. Recen [more]
If you’re an employer with a provincially-registered defined benefit pension plan with employees in Ontario, it’s important to know the rules surrounding involuntary terminations. Even if you outs [more]