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May
1
Pension Fundamentals May 1, 2013 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In Person Session 5: DC Best Practices - As DC pension plans and Group RRSPs have grown in popularity, the need for better oversight and understanding of these plans has grown. This session will cover DC best practices including investment options, industry trends, communication with plan members and tools available to assist members in making informed choices. Session 6: Communication & Legal Issues - This session provides an overview of communication when it comes to pension administration and employee understanding of their plan benefits. It will touch on the communication requirements set out in pension legislation.
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May
1
The Risk of Not Taking Action May 1, 2013 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM Best Western Lamplighter Inn, London, Ontario Format: In Person CPBI London Chapter's Spring Seminar
Apr
25
Retirement Tools: A Case Study on Financial Literacy & AGM April 25, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In Person This presentation will be of interest to consultants and advisors as well as plan sponsors who are looking at ways to increase participation and financial literacy.
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Apr
24
Pension Fundamentals April 24, 2013 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In Person Session 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 & Sound April 17 - 18, 2013 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Delta Bessborough Hotel, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In Person The 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 Fundamentals April 17, 2013 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In Person Session 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 Transition April 17, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Learn 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 Seminar April 16, 2013 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM Sheraton Hotel, 150 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario Format: In Person .
Mar
21
Drug Trends, Employer Issues and Drug Strategies March 21, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Format: In Person This 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.
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Mar
20
Ottawa Chapter's Annual Cocktail Reception March 20, 2013 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Sheraton Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario Format: In Person .
Event: ‘Event Full’
Mar
20
Primary Care Network and Family Care Networks March 20, 2013 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM Royal Mayfair Golf and Country Club, Edmonton, Alberta Format: In Person Learn 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 Responsibility March 14, 2013 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM Radisson Hotel Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Format: In Person Nevin 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 Basics March 13, 2013 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM Morneau Shepell, 2925 Virtual Way, Suite 310, Vancouver, British Columbia Format: In Person CPBI 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.
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Mar
13
Creating a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility March 13, 2013 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM Hotel Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan Format: In Person Nevin 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 Ends March 7, 2013 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour, 728 Humboldt Street, Victoria, 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.