News

Where do Canadian equities, fixed income sit ahead of next week’s BoC meeting

Where do Canadian equities, fixed income sit ahead of next week’s BoC meeting

Portfolio managers offer outlooks, opportunity sets following CPI print

Hiring outlooks continue to moderate while talent shortages persist

Hiring outlooks continue to moderate while talent shortages persist

Hiring outlooks continue to moderate while talent shortages persist

2024 Look Ahead – bond portfolios expected to be the heroes

Ripsman - We may see the Canadian economy slide into a recession in 2024, which could trigger the BoC to more aggressively cut interest rates

2024 Look Ahead – bond portfolios expected to be the heroes

Survey uncovers AI gap in Canadian businesses

Discover how Canadian entrepreneurs view AI's potential versus its real-world use in their ventures

Survey uncovers AI gap in Canadian businesses

Features

Insurance with a community-first twist

Insurance with a community-first twist

Embracing mutualism for a member-driven future in insurance

89% of Canadian firms face 2024 hiring hurdle

89% of Canadian firms face 2024 hiring hurdle

A survey highlights major hiring challenges for Canadian companies in 2024, including wage demands

Benefits

77.8% of women face ageism at work, survey says

Women of Influence+'s survey unveils urgent solutions to combat widespread ageism in the workplace

Pensions

Understanding OMERS’ contribution to Ontario’s economy

Study reveals what the DB pension plan contributes to its provincial economy, what lessons does that hold nationwide?

Investments

Breakthroughs in AI technology has implications for long-term investors

'AI Capital Investment Boom' – The AI revolution will require immense capital investments, especially if the technology evolves at a faster pace than currently envisioned

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

2024 Look Ahead – bond portfolios expected to be the heroes

Ripsman - We may see the Canadian economy slide into a recession in 2024, which could trigger the BoC to more aggressively cut interest rates

2024 Look Ahead – bond portfolios expected to be the heroes

Inflation's impact on pension plans: navigating the storm

Portfolio manager on why pension managers must prepare for a scenario in which inflation and rates remain elevated for extended period

Inflation's impact on pension plans: navigating the storm

People Moves

IPF unveils inaugural board for indigenous empowerment

IPF announces its first board of directors, marking a key step in advocating Indigenous prosperity

IPF unveils inaugural board for indigenous empowerment

Hub International expands Ontario presence with new acquisition

The Mitchell Sandham acquisition aims to boost its insurance and benefits offerings in the region

Hub International expands Ontario presence with new acquisition