News

What is the state of benefits in 2024?

What is the state of benefits in 2024?

MBWL's report highlight friction in the benefits system along with limited resources for employers makes an uncertain future for benefits

Mental health challenges rise for SMEs worldwide, survey finds

Peninsula Group's research reveals a 140% increase in mental health struggles among SMEs globally

Mental health challenges rise for SMEs worldwide, survey finds

Rising costs threaten Canadians' retirement security

HOOPP and Abacus Data reveal women face greater financial challenges in saving for retirement

Rising costs threaten Canadians' retirement security

Canada's population exceeds 41 million in 2024

Canada's population grew in Q1, driven by international migration and immigration trends

Canada's population exceeds 41 million in 2024

Features

A better health benefits experience for small business

A better health benefits experience for small business

Equitable's Marc Avaria on the need for small companies to have competitive health benefits

A better health benefits experience for small business

A better health benefits experience for small business

Equitable's Marc Avaria on the need for small companies to have competitive health benefits

Benefits

What is the state of benefits in 2024?

MBWL's report highlight friction in the benefits system along with limited resources for employers makes an uncertain future for benefits

Pensions

A Useful Pension Plan Calculator for Canadian retirees

To estimate how much you’ll get from your CPP, here are a couple of Canadian pension plan calculators for you to try

Investments

Biden vs. Trump: market impacts of election previewed

The upcoming elections are crucial as it may have critical effects on the global economy and the country's foreign policy

Webinars

Inclusivity in Drug Insurance: A Winning Trend for Group Plans

iA Financial Group will address the issue of inclusivity in healthcare, and more specifically in drug insurance. Speakers will provide an overview of key concepts, best practices and current trends in equity, diversity and inclusion.

Rising Pressure: What’s Weighing on Canada’s Pension Industry?

Join us to hear how Canadian asset owners are responding to rising market challenges and the many pressures facing pension plans in Canada.

This educational session will feature speakers from BMO Global Asset Management and Partners Group. In this fireside chat, they will delve into the implications for institutional investors.

Obesity is medically recognized as a chronic disease, but it is often misclassified as a lifestyle condition and many Canadians living with obesity continue to suffer weight stigma and bias. What role can Benefits Advisors and Employers play?

Opinion

Housing crisis presents multifaceted challenge

Challenges offer opportunities to contribute to the housing solution while driving value for investors

Housing crisis presents multifaceted challenge

Vision benefits: Are you missing out?

Coverage today is the same as it was in the 1970s – it's time to discard archaic beliefs

Vision benefits: Are you missing out?

People Moves

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan COO to retire

Tracy Abel retires after almost four decades

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan COO to retire

Massimo Nini's strategic shift to AGA Benefit Solutions

Massimo Nini's career transformed when he joined AGA Benefit Solutions, driven by CEO Martin Papillon's leadership

Massimo Nini's strategic shift to AGA Benefit Solutions