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Apr
24
Pension FundamentalsApril 24, 2013 8:00 AM to 11:30 AMHotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In PersonSession 3: Legislative Aspects - This session will review current federal and provincial legislation as well as recent changes. This session will also discuss pension committees and their role in overseeing pension plans. Session 4: Pension Case Law - This session will cover significant court decisions in the Canadian legal system in shaping pension legislation and governance today. This session will address key aspects of the decision and what plan sponsors, administrators and pension committees need to consider in administering a pension plan.
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Apr
17
CPBI Saskatchewan Regional Conference: Seasoned & SoundApril 17 - 18, 2013 8:00 AM to 4:30 PMDelta Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonThe CPBI Saskatchewan Regional Council is pleased to announce that it will host its third annual regional conference on April 17 & 18, 2013, at the Delta Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon.
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Apr
17
Pension FundamentalsApril 17, 2013 8:00 AM to 11:30 AMHotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In PersonSession 1 - Pension Fundamentals - This session will provide an overview of retirement programs including registered pension plans, RRSPs, government programs and the many other different types of retirement programs available today. This session will also present a working structure for the remaining lectures. Session 2 - Actuarial Fundamentals - This session will give attendees a look inside the actuary's black box, examining the fundamental principles of actuarial assumptions and how they affect funding and solvency valuations as well as commuted value calculations.
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Apr
17
Retirement TransitionApril 17, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AMRoyal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In PersonLearn strategies to assist your staff in their transition to retirement. Host: Chris Archibald, Alberta Corporate Human Resources, Presenter: Bob Donlevy Note: Prices below do not include GST. Personal cheque, corporate cheque or cash are acceptable forms of payment. Personal cheques and cash do not enjoy corporate exempt status.
Event: 31 of 80 Registered
Apr
16
CPBI Ottawa Chapter Spring SeminarApril 16, 2013 7:30 AM to 10:00 AMSheraton Hotel, 150 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario Format: In Person.
Mar
21
Drug Trends, Employer Issues and Drug StrategiesMarch 21, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:30 AMHotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In PersonThis presentation will discuss the trends, the issues and the strategies to deal with rising drug costs and what needs to be done to keep employer sponsored drug plans sustainable into the future.
Event: ‘Event Full’
Mar
20
Ottawa Chapter's Annual Cocktail ReceptionMarch 20, 2013 5:30 PM to 7:30 PMSheraton Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario Format: In Person.
Event: ‘Event Full’
Mar
20
Primary Care Network and Family Care NetworksMarch 20, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AMRoyal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In PersonLearn more about the primary care network and family care networks. Host: Lorraine Wohland, City of Edmonton. Presenter: Dr athryn Andrusky. Note: Prices below do not include GST
Event: 35 of 80 Registered
Mar
14
Creating a Culture of Freedom and ResponsibilityMarch 14, 2013 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMRadisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonNevin Danielson, Manager of Employee Development at iQmetrix, will share experiences from iQmetrix, a two-time Canadian best employer, on building trust, flexibility and responsibility in the workplace. Following an examination of some of the efforts and lessons from his company, an interactive discussion component will invite attendees to consider their own employee engagement strategies.This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education credit for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Mar
13
Pension BasicsMarch 13, 2013 11:45 AM to 1:00 PMMorneau Shepell, 2925 Virtual Way, Suite 310, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In PersonCPBI Roundtable Understanding the various retirement programs available to employees and assisting with their management starts with the Pension Basics. Join us for an interactive discussion on the difference types of retirement arrangements (i.e. defined benefit pension plans, defined contribution pension plans, and Group RRSPs). We will: – Examine the pension risks associated with various retirement programs; – Discuss the roles of the plan sponsor, plan administrator, and employee; – Discuss strategies to get the best value out of your retirement programs. This session is free of charge to members. Please contact the event coordinator at pacific@cpbi-icra.ca if you wish to attend.
Event: ‘Event Full’
Mar
13
Creating a Culture of Freedom and ResponsibilityMarch 13, 2013 11:30 AM to 1:15 PMHotel Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In PersonNevin Danielson, Manager of Employee Development at iQmetrix, will share experiences from iQmetrix, a two-time Canadian best employer, on building trust, flexibility and responsibility in the workplace. Following an examination of some of the efforts and lessons from his company, an interactive discussion component will invite attendees to consider their own employee engagement strategies.This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education credit for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Mar
7
Dividing Benefits When a Relationship EndsMarch 7, 2013 8:00 AM to 12:00 PMVictoria Marriott Inner Harbour, 728 Humboldt Street, Victoria, British Columbia Format: In PersonThe B.C. Family Law Act comes into force March 18th, 2013 and substantially revises pension division rules. The Canada Pension Plan Act has also been significantly revised. This timely half-day course covers the basics of dividing benefits when a relationship ends and explores what has changed under the new legislation. The session will also provide an update on amendments to the Canadian Pension Plan.
Mar
5
New Help for Managing High Cost Drug ClaimsMarch 5, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AMFour Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In PersonIn early 2012, the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) announced the creation of an industry-wide drug pooling agreement that will protect fully insured private drug plans from bearing the full financial burden of high-cost drugs. In this session, the Executive Director of the Canadian Drug Insurance Pooling Corporation will assist participants in gaining an understanding of this new high cost drug pooling mechanism for fully insured groups in Canada. *Student pricing is available to CPBI members who have student status.
Feb
21
Are Canadian Employees Ready for RetirementFebruary 21, 2013 8:00 AM to 10:00 AMKing Edward Hotel, Toronto, Ontario Format: In PersonAre Plan Sponsors doing enough to help?
Feb
21
Beyond LDI - Innovative De-risking solutions for PensionsFebruary 21, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:30 AMHotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In PersonThis session will discuss the solvency issues being experienced by pension plans and how Liability Driven Investing (LDI) can be used by pension sponsors to manage risk.
Event: ‘Event Full’