Canada: November 2016 Legislative Update

December 29, 2016:

The Williamson GroupA Cowan Company, Asinta’s  Partner in Canada, has recently published a summary of legislative updates within Canada for the month of November 2016. These updates include:

  • Federal – The federal government has released new legislation that opens the door to establishing target benefit plans for federally-regulated and Crown corporation employers.
  • Ontario – Ontario has adopted regulations to make pooled retirement pension plans available to employees in the province.
  • Manitoba – The government of Manitoba has introduced legislation to build on federal legislation in setting out rules and procedures for establihing retirement plans.

You can read The Williamson Group’s full summary of November’s legislative changes here.