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Canadian pension experts joined their American counterparts in the U.S. capital last week to discuss how Canadian successes in delivering adequate retirement income might be applied to the American system. Organized by the Brookings Institution, the event Fixing the U.S. retirement system – does Canada have the...

They are known as Maple Revolutionaries, efficient and effective providers of adequate retirement income. And the successes of these Canadian pension plans is garnering attention around the globe. Recently in Washington, American policymakers and other retirement stakeholders joined their Canadian counterparts at a...

“It’s important to think about these issues. We are a long-term investor and we want to future-proof our buildings, whether that means from increases in utility rates to climate regulations. Sustainability is about preparing our buildings for the future, which is in our best interests as an investor, and our...

“It’s important to know that these principles are drawn from UN commitments and declarations, so they have global legitimacy. The companies in the compact are asked to internalize these principles, and then to report on how they are implementing them in direct operations, supply chains, etc.” – Gavin...

Canadian defined benefit pension plans are among the best in the world, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) President and CEO Jim Keohane said at a press conference to release the fund’s annual report, and results would support that conclusion. The plan’s funded status at the end of 2016 was 122 per cent,...

As the Chinese look to the future and ponder strategies to manage the challenges of an ageing society, including the provision of adequate retirement income, they are heeding the advice of Canadian pension experts, and the lessons of the past when Canada addressed its own retirement woes. Paul Martin was the finance...

“We have asked people to think differently about what they do and to let go of ideas that they would have held as self-evident truths, particularly in our investment activities. For us the goal is no longer to always have the highest return … our goal is to meet the obligations we have to our members, and the...