Quebec's Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan

Background As a means to increase workers’ access to retirement savings plans, the Quebec government passed legislation creating a new workplace savings vehicle, the Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP). Organizations with eligible employees in Quebec will soon be required to offer a retirement savings plan through the workplace. Eligibility Employers...

Does ESG Belong in Your Portfolio?

Our second video in our Proteus Viewpoint video series, Does ESG Belong in Your Portfolio? For further information on ESG, read the below Q&A. Q: What does ESG mean? A: ESG is an acronym for ‘environmental, social and governance’. It is an investment philosophy that takes into consideration ESG factors when deciding what stocks or bonds to hold in a...

Responsible Investing: Infographic

A quick introduction to responsible investing (RI) and environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. Understand the RI market, what it encompasses, RI strategies and ESG issues.

How can I wring the most value from my workplace pension?

In his second video Martin Leclair, VP at Proteus, chats with Rob Carrick of The Globe and Mail, on Carrick Talks Money, about how to wring in the most value from a workplace pension plan. Click here to watch the video. Scroll below to find links to the other two videos. Rob Carrick: Martin, how can I wring the most value out of my company pension plan?...

How do Canadian pensions compare with the rest of the world?

In his third video Martin Leclair, VP at Proteus, chats with Rob Carrick of The Globe and Mail, on Carrick Talks Money, about how Canadian pensions compare with the rest of the world. Click here to watch the video. Rob Carrick: Martin, how do Canadian pension plans compare with the rest of the world? Martin Leclair: From a pension perspective, Canada is a...

Carrick Talks Money - How can I tell how good my company pension plan is?

Martin Leclair, VP at Proteus, chats with Rob Carrick of The Globe and Mail, on Carrick Talks Money, about how to tell how good your workplace pension is. Click here to watch the video. Rob Carrick: Martin, how can I tell how good my company pension plan is? Martin Leclair: First of all, in Canada, only 30 per cent of the population is covered by a...

Ontario Pension Funding Reform

Background In the 2015 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review the government announced it planned to extend temporary solvency relief similar to measures introduced in 2009 and 2012, as well as review the province’s current solvency funding framework. Temporary Solvency Relief Effective July 1, 2016, temporary solvency relief has been extended for...

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