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Mar
5
New Help for Managing High Cost Drug Claims March 5, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In Person In 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 Retirement February 21, 2013 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM King Edward Hotel, Toronto, Ontario Format: In Person Are Plan Sponsors doing enough to help?
Feb
21
Beyond LDI - Innovative De-risking solutions for Pensions February 21, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In Person This 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’
Feb
14
Canada Pension Plan & Old Age Security February 14, 2013 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM Radisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In Person In this presentation, Jason Elliott (Regina) and Donna Paget (Saskatoon), Citizen Service Specialists with Service Canada, will provide general information about the following programs: Canada Pension Plan Retirement Pension, Pension Sharing, Credit Splitting, Disability Benefits, Death and Survivor Benefits, Children’s Benefits, and Old Age Security Pension, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance, and Allowance for the Survivor. The presentation will also provide general information regarding the changes to the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security.This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education credit for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Feb
13
Canada Pension Plan & Old Age Security February 13, 2013 7:45 AM to 9:15 AM Hotel Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In Person In this presentation, Jason Elliott (Regina) and Donna Paget (Saskatoon), Citizen Service Specialists with Service Canada, will provide general information about the following programs: Canada Pension Plan Retirement Pension, Pension Sharing, Credit Splitting, Disability Benefits, Death and Survivor Benefits, Children’s Benefits, and Old Age Security Pension, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance, and Allowance for the Survivor. The presentation will also provide general information regarding the changes to the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security.This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education credit for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.
Feb
13
Current Industry Trends in Wellness and Disability February 13, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Join usto discuss this important timely topic. Host: Giselle Evans, Finning Canada. Presenter: Jean-Marc MacKenzie, Senior VP, Health Management, Morneau Shepell Note: prices below do not include GST
Event: 45 of 80 Registered
Feb
12
Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace - finally on the Agenda February 12, 2013 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM Toronto Board of Trade, Toronto, Ontario Format: In Person How the new National Standard may affect the workplace, benefit plans, wellness initiatives & duty to accommodate...
Feb
7
London Chapter Networking Event February 7, 2013 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM Budweiser Gardens, London, Ontario Format: In Person London Knights Night
Feb
7
CPBI Benefit Ball February 7, 2013 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Liberty Grand, CNE Grounds, Toronto, Ontario Format: In Person A Night at the Carnival
Feb
7
CPBI National Webinar: Pension Plans and GST/HST and QST – What are your obligations? February 7, 2013 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM Broadcasted Webinar, Montréal, Québec Format: In Person *This webinar is free of charge for CPBI Members. The non-member fee is $50 + taxes.
Event: ‘Event Full’
Feb
6
Dividing Benefits When a Relationship Ends February 6, 2013 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM SFU Harbour Center, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In Person The 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.
Jan
30
2013 Economic Outlook January 30, 2013 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM Casino Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia Format: In Person Global markets continued to be volatile in 2012, in the face of uncertainty from the continued European sovereign debt crisis, slowing growth in China and uncertainty in the US. What will 2013 bring? How will markets react to the US “fiscal cliff”? Will bond yields remain at historical lows? Please join us to hear Paul Ferley, assistant chief economist with RBC, address these questions and more as he reviews economic highlights of 2012 and shares his forecast for 2013.
Jan
22
Annual Economic Outlook January 22, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In Person *Student pricing is available to CPBI members who have student status.
Jan
22
Pension Investment Forecast 2013 January 22, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM Arcadian Court, 401 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario Format: In Person .
Jan
17
Economic and Investment Outlook for Developed and Emerging Economies January 17, 2013 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM Hotel Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In Person John Greenwood, Chief Economist at Invesco, will present his analysis of the debt crisis and an assessment of how far the balance sheet repair process has progressed in different economies. Contrasting conditions in the developed economies with those in the emerging economies, John will explain how this impacts global growth prospects including the outlook for Canada’s natural resources. The discussion will cover the US, Canada, the Euro-zone and China culminating with an asset allocation strategy based on John’s economic forecasts and the implications of deleveraging in different economies.This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education credit for the Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.