News

Can open communication close gaps in women's health coverage?

Can open communication close gaps in women's health coverage?

Women feel underserved, but unpacking stigmas and using words like menstruation can help manage those issues

How are Canadian companies coping with rising minimum wages?

Canadian firms consider automation and workforce reductions as mandatory wage hikes tied to inflation rise

How are Canadian companies coping with rising minimum wages?

CPP Investments acquires 20% stake in Team.blue

Team.blue plans to use the investment from CPP Investments to support its growth strategy

CPP Investments acquires 20% stake in Team.blue

Canada invests $15m in AI health care initiative

The Health Compass II project aims to improve patient engagement and streamline administrative tasks

Canada invests $15m in AI health care initiative

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

Beleaguered real estate sector sees glimmer of hope

Beleaguered real estate sector sees glimmer of hope

Office vacancies edge up slightly, but signs of a stabilizing market emerge across major Canadian cities

Benefits

Can open communication close gaps in women's health coverage?

Women feel underserved, but unpacking stigmas and using words like menstruation can help manage those issues

Pensions

Cost of living hurts Canadian retirement savings

Many Canadians are pausing retirement contributions to focus on tax-free savings accounts and essentials

Investments

AI investment opens new horizons beyond tech giants

Jeremy Burge and Kathrin Forrest discuss diverse AI investment opportunities across various sectors

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

Canadians see growing inequality and rising costs

38% of Canadians perceive extreme inequality as living costs rise, driven by political affiliations

Canadians see growing inequality and rising costs

Chiovitti: Reimagining retirement will help all generations

A new view on retirement from OMERS' Chief Pension Officer

Chiovitti: Reimagining retirement will help all generations

People Moves

SLC Management launches new team to service insurance companies

SLC Management also appoints new managing director from DWS Group

SLC Management launches new team to service insurance companies

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan COO to retire

Tracy Abel retires after almost four decades

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan COO to retire