The Advisor

August 17, 2017

Finalists announced for HR Team of the Year

Upon a review of thousands of nominations over several months earlier this summer, HRD Canada has revealed the finalists for the Canadian HR...

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June 01, 2017

Minimum wage increase largest in Ontario’s history

This week Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that Ontario will increase minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019. Current minimum wage sits at $11.40 with more than a quarter of employees in Ontario making less than $15 an hour. This increase, the...

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May 25, 2017

Ontario's Updated DB pension funding requirements announced

Ontario recently announced several anticipated reforms to pension funding requirements in hopes to help maintain workplace pension plans and protect retirement benefits.

One of the primary outcomes is that plan sponsors will not need to fund for...

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May 22, 2017

Amendments to the Pension Benefits Act focus on fiduciary duty

Proposed amendments to the Ontario Pension Benefits Act (PBA), granting additional powers to the Superintendent of Financial Services (Superintendent) were recently announced. These amendments look to formalize industry best practices, and should...

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