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Laws & Regulations


ALBERTA

Electronic beneficiary designation

Pensions financial hardship unlocking : reasons to unlock FAQs

Financial hardship unlocking : general program and process FAQs

Information for individuals : accessing pension funds

Superintendent of Pensions : interest rate tables

RED TAPE REDUCTION IMPLEMENTATION ACT, 2020

BRITISH COLUMBIA

BCFSA - Registration of Amendments as Required Under the PBSA

BCFSA - Use of Letters of Credit for Meeting Solvency Deficiencies

BCFSA - Consultations on Information Security Guideline and Outsourcing Guideline

BCFSA - Plan Termination Requirements and Checklist

BCFSA - Target Benefit Provision for Adverse Deviation Exemption and Related Amendments

BCFSA - 2020/2021 Regulatory Roadmap


MANITOBA

Special Payments Moratorium Regulation

Withdrawal or Unlocking of LIRAs and LIFs

PROVINCE ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO PROTECT EMPLOYERS WITH DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION PLANS

Bill 8 - The Pension Benefits Amendment Act

NEW BRUNSWICK

Pension Regulatory Bulletin: Governance Policies

Amendments to the General Regulation under the Pension Benefits Act

NEWFOUNDLAND and LABRADOR

Acknowledging Potential Impacts of Unlocking due to Financial Hardship

Locked-in Retirement Income Fund Requirements

Life Income Fund Requirements

Locked-In Retirement Account Requirements

Retirement Age Assumption for Commuted Value Calculations under the new Canadian Institute of Actuaries’ Standards of Practice for Pension Commuted Values, Effective December 1, 2020

Bill 54, An Act to Amend the Pension Benefits Act, 1997

NOVA SCOTIA

Extension of Deadlines for Annual Information Returns and Actuarial Valuation Reports
 
Province Introduces Regulations to Amend Pension Benefits


ONTARIO

Pensions and Marriage Breakdown – a Guide for Members and their Spouses

FSRA Releases Leading Practices for Defined Benefit Multi-Employer Pension Plans

FSRA Seeks Applications to New Committee Focused on Ontario’s Employment-Based Pension Pillar

FSRA publishes final Guidance on Supervisory Approach to Defined Benefit Asset Transfers

FSRA - Waiver of Biennial Statements for Missing Former and Retired Members

FSRA - PBA Exemption and Consent Forms for IPPS and DPs are now available

FSRA working with the Ontario government to improve regulatory efficiency and effectiveness for the pension sector

FSRA - Commuted Value Transfers and Annuity Purchases

FSRA November 2020 Pension Update

FSRA and OSFI Collaborating on Defined Contribution (DC) Plans

FSRA Changing its Process for Providing Regulatory Consent to Asset Transfers

Bill 213, Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2020

SASKATCHEWAN

Freeze on Transfers or Payments out of Defined Benefit Plans is Modified

A Review of the Pension Funding Framework For Single Employer Defined Benefit PlansIn the Private Sector

Unlocking Pension Money

Freeze on Transfers or Payments out of Defined Benefit Plans is Modified


QUÉBEC

Multi-employer negotiated contribution pension plans

Refund of contribution overpayments following the regularization of employment for public-sector pension plans

Retraite Québec - Supplemental pension plans - Our publication: Administering a pension plan well

Public-sector pension plans: Simplify your retirement planning with personalised documents sent by Retraite Québec

Retraite Québec - Determining and using municipal-sector pension plan surplus assets

Retraite Québec - Publication of the Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the funding of multi-jurisdictional defined benefit pension plans

Retraite Québec - Payment by bank transfer of fees regarding an SPP, a VRSP, an LIRA or an LIF

Retraite Québec - Obligations of a supplemental pension plan administrator

Bill 68, An Act mainly to allow the establishment of target benefit pension plans

 
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