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Editor: Michael Long

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What's New in Pension and Benefits – Spring 2022

  • April 22, 2022
  • Michael Long and Evan Shapiro, WTW

Updates on provincial and federal pension legislation and pension-related tax legislation, regulatory policy and guidance and relevant case law.

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What's New in Pensions and Benefits – October 2021

  • October 08, 2021
  • Michael Long and Evan Shapiro, Willis Towers Watson

This edition contains updates on new Ontario and Federal legislation, including the implementation of the Federal budget, extension of temporary tax relief for pension plans, and changes to the Canada Labour Code. Also covered is new policy guidance and updates from FSRA, OSFI, and CAPSA as well as recent case law.

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What's New in Pension and Benefits – June 2021

  • June 13, 2021
  • Michael Long and Simon Laxon, Willis Towers Watson

Update on Ontario and federal pension and benefits legislation, regulatory policy and case law.

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What's New in Pension and Benefits – April 2021

  • April 12, 2021
  • Michael Long and Simon Laxon, Willis Towers Watson

Highlights of this newsletter include one pension-related item in the Ontario 2021 Budget relating to the Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund (PBGF), a number of new guidance documents and publications from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA), policy updates from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and new FAQs and directives from the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI).

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What's New in Pension and Benefits – October 2020

  • October 08, 2020
  • Michael Long and Simon Laxon, Willis Towers Watson

This quarterly update provides the latest legislative pension and benefit changes in Ontario and Federally, regulatory updates from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, and the Canada Revenue Agency, as well as relevant case law developments.

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What’s New in Pension and Benefits – June 2020

  • June 05, 2020
  • Simon Laxon and Michael Long, Willis Towers Watson

This quarterly update focuses on further Ontario legislative developments on new FSRA guidance and communications resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Federal developments are also covered, and several new case law updates are provided.

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Kathryn Bush

Q&A with Kathryn Bush, OBA Award of Excellence in Pensions & Benefits Law Recipient

  • May 24, 2020

Kathryn Bush, Partner, Blakes, is being honoured this year with the OBA Award of Excellence in Pensions & Benefits Law for her outstanding leadership and contributions to the field of pensions and benefits law. Gain a glimpse of what motivates her and how she is making a difference in her area of practice in this candid Q&A.

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