Pension plans’ financial positions decline

Asset performance and bond yields push funded ratios lower in the third quarter.

SOCIETY | October 05 2022 10:07AM
Mercer compensation survey examines inflation pressures

Spending on merit increases but falls far short of matching inflation.

SOCIETY | September 28 2022 10:40AM
Plans improve liabilities, but returns plunge

Although buoyed by rising interest rates, defined benefit pension plans racked up their worst performance in decades.

INVESTMENT | August 08 2022 10:35AM
Canada Life Re and Zurich extend plan coverage to $3 billion

A British defined benefit plan is boosting its longevity risk protection by £500 million.

LIFE INSURANCE | July 29 2022 10:50AM
Fund fees delay investors’ retirement

People who invest in individual funds must wait longer to retire than group plan participants, a Mercer Canada study fin…

SOCIETY | March 08 2022 10:37AM
Pension plans: Canada slips from 9th to 12th place among 43 countries

In Canada, less than 10 per cent of private sector employees are covered by a defined benefit plan.

SOCIETY | November 03 2021 10:45AM
Plan health improves, but risks loom

Pension plans boost solvency in third quarter amid volatility

HEALTH | October 22 2021 04:00PM