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Update: Federal Pooled Registered Pension Plan Legislation Amended to Recognize Ontario Legislation
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 17 2017

We published a bulletin last November advising that Ontario’s Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act, 2015 and its Regulations had come into force. The


Back in Styles: Controversial Incentive Compensation Decision Gets Overturned
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 13 2017

In 2015, we reported on a controversial lower court decision from Alberta that significantly expanded employee rights to receive payment of unvested


You get what you bargain for: Alberta Court of Appeal returns certainty to employers in respect of discretionary incentive plans
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 12 2017

In its first decision of 2017, the Alberta Court of Appeal has handed employers a significant victory in holding that there is “no common law duty of


Last Call: Labatt Phases Out Retiree Perk of “Free Beer For Life”
  • Bowditch & Dewey
  • Canada
  • December 22 2016

In a major blow to its retired workers, Labatt, one of Canada’s largest breweries, has recently announced the end of a decades-long practice of


Six top tips to avoid an age discrimination claim
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 16 2016

In our alert last week, we provided a refresher of the law in relation to age discrimination and pension schemes. Here, we follow up by providing our


Pensions Newsletter - December 2016
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 14 2016

In 2005, a former branch manager of TD Bank (Plaintiff), after being terminated, elected to invest the commuted value of his pension in a retirement


Canada’s younger generation needs a new pension tool
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2016

Ottawa recently introduced proposed changes that would amend federal pension laws to permit federally regulated employers to provide a pension plan


Pension Risk Management: Income and Commodity Tax
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 1 2016

Risk management relating to pension plans has been a much-discussed topic among plan sponsors and administrators in recent years, particularly after


Creation of a New Financial Services Regulator in Ontario
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 29 2016

On November 14, 2016, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa released Ontario's fiscal update, (the "Review") which contained details of the


New Regulatory Authority for Pensions on its Way
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 29 2016

On November 14, 2016, the Ontario government announced that it will introduce legislation to create the new Financial Services Regulatory Authority