News

Defined benefit pension plans strike back

Defined benefit pension plans strike back

Eckler principal and pension actuary, Jill Wagman, explains why the industry is no longer a "dying industry" and why DB plans are making a comeback

Canada's parental leave system needs reform to ensure fairness

A UNICEF poll reveals Canada's parental leave system favours educated parents, leaving many without access

Canada's parental leave system needs reform to ensure fairness

FDA advisers support new Alzheimer's drug to slow progression

FDA advisers back Eli Lilly's Alzheimer's drug donanemab, citing its benefits over risks like brain swelling

FDA advisers support new Alzheimer's drug to slow progression

Renters now make up 33% of Canadian households

The high cost of homeownership and aging demographics drive a rise in renters across Canadian cities

Renters now make up 33% of Canadian households

Features

Hidradenitis Suppurativa in the workforce

Hidradenitis Suppurativa in the workforce

Given its impact on employees’ well-being, and their ability to function both at work and socially, providing access to efficient treatment options early can have a significantly positive impact

Understanding the drivers of retirement confidence

Understanding the drivers of retirement confidence

Explore the results of MFS' annual retirement survey

Benefits

Canada's parental leave system needs reform to ensure fairness

A UNICEF poll reveals Canada's parental leave system favours educated parents, leaving many without access

Pensions

Canadians face similar retirement savings challenges as Americans

Canadians, like Americans, struggle with retirement savings despite differing social security systems

Investments

TDFs evolve and grow

As the shift away from defined benefit plans continues, the strategy simplifies the process for those without investment expertise or experience

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

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

Woloshyn leads Alberta Pensions Services Corporation

Woloshyn brings 25 years of financial industry experience to top role at APS

Woloshyn leads Alberta Pensions Services Corporation