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CBA Pensions and Benefits Law Section articles are published under the banner For Your Benefit. Members interested in posting articles are encouraged to send them to the Section at: Pensions@cba.org

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Former employee fails to prove pension entitlement

  • July 01, 2015
  • Michael Wolpert and Duncan Kennedy

Michael Wolpert and Duncan Kennedy of Lawson Lundell review Hunte v. Ontario (Superintendent Financial Services), where a former employee claimed to be entitled to pension benefits decades after his employment terminated though he had received a refund of contributions.

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Pensions: Know the law in your province

  • May 06, 2015
  • Cindy Lazar

It’s worthwhile to have a clear understanding of the pensions law in your province: Cindy Lazar outlines a Manitoba scenario whereby a purchaser of a company could be on the hook years later for a pension shortfall caused by the vendor.

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Tribunal upholds decision to refuse registration of pension plan amendment

  • March 30, 2015
  • Terra Klinck and John Prezioso

Terra Klinck and John Prezioso of Hicks Morley examine General Motors of Canada Limited v. Ontario (Superintendent of Financial Services), a recent decision of the Ontario Financial Services Tribunal which upheld a decision of the Ontario pension regulator to refuse registration of a particular plan amendment dealing with vesting.

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NCR Canada Ltd. v. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 213

  • November 15, 2014
  • Terra Klinck and Elizabeth Winter

Terra Klinck and Elizabeth Winter of Hicks Morley review a recent decision by the B.C. Labour Board upholding an arbitrator’s ruling that NCR Canada Ltd. was estopped from requiring a group of employees participating in a defined benefit plan to…

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Update on Quebec Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans

  • November 15, 2014
  • François Parent

Last July, most of the provisions of the Quebec Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans Act came into effect. Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans are the Quebec version of the federally regulated Pooled Registered Pension Plans.

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