CPP Improvements on the Horizon

The Government of Canada has agreed to enhance the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). The enhancements to the CPP are targeted to be phased in over seven years, starting in 2019. Some may ask the question: “with the CPP increasing, do I need to save as much for retirement?” The answer is yes. It is important to continue saving just as much as before, especially due...

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FSCO Examination: Go Beyond Requirements

Pension governance is an ongoing process that goes well beyond investment success. It’s about communicating, administering efficiently and documenting your actions. The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) is responsible for regulating pension plans registered in Ontario. FSCO periodically conducts examinations to review pension plans’ compliance...

Don’t take ESG requirement as an endorsement to invest with a moral compass

Our newest expert commentary piece, as seen on BenefitsCanada.com: Environmental, social and governance are words you might have heard a lot about lately. Ontario legislators now require pension plan administrators to disclose if and how they’re incorporating them into their investment decision-making process. Due to previous adoption, foundations,...

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