National Webinar Series 

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The CPBI National Webinar Series is FREE FOR MEMBERS!

Professionals from across the world have relied on CPBI's webinars to provide the latest information on pension and benefits issues, legistlation and innovation.  See the full list below of our past and upcoming webcasts. 


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National Webinar - The key to building and maintaining a strong workplace culture (the Employee Engagement Fad)

In webinar Jane Helbrecht, Partnera at Acuity HR Solutions will discuss how to build and maintain a strong workplace culture through discussing the 6 things that you think impact a strong engaged workplace culture (but don’t) and the one thing that does .

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National Webinar - The Link Between Financial Literacy & Wellness

Improved financial health is the key to improving personal wellness, and the most effective method is through incentive programs. People are motivated by rewards, and that initial motivation can lead to long-term change. The use of incentive programs designed to connect and appreciate participants’ intrinsic motivators is a valuable tool to promote financial health and to help them sustain lifelong health practices.

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National Webinar - Canadian venture capital – should that be a part of your investment portfolio?
During this webinar, Christopher Walker, principal at Harbourvest Partners, will explain what Canadian venture capital is, present some history on the asset class, and some compelling information on why it should be a part of your investment portfolio.

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National Webinar - Globalization and the Rising Rates of Kidnapping

Globalization has normalized business travel. With kidnapping rates rising worldwide, organizations have a duty of care responsibility to provide insurance protection to employees travelling to at-risk countries. In this live webinar, Sutton’s Vice President of Special Risk outlines the global issues that highlight an employer’s duty to provide AD&D and Kidnap insurance to its business travellers and expatriate employees.

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National Webinar - Multi Employer Pension Plan
In this webinar, Brian McClennon  President & CEO, Link Investment Management will discuss how MEPs bring economies of scale and centralization that significantly improve the attractiveness of offering a registered pension plan. As well, he will explain how Technology can also aid in making pension plans more accessible through automation, simplification, and efficiencies. This is particularly important in an environment where there are concerns about fees and a focus on member outcomes. 

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National Webinar - Manager Fees and the - Value for Money- Equation

In this webinar we take a deep dive into investment management fees, exploring the benefits and drawbacks of various fee structures (including lesser known “refundable fees”), and the implications they each have for investors. We also question whether the industry thinks about fees in the right way and introduce the very simple, but rarely discussed, “value for money” equation.

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National Webinar - Mid-Year Forecast: Review of the Macroeconomic Environment and of the Global Equity Markets

In this webinar, Kevin Leblanc, Portfolio Manager, North American markets at Hexavest, will focus on providing his views on the global macroeconomic environment, stock market valuations and how global investors are currently positioned.

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National Webinar - A Psychological Perspective to Help Employees Manage Chronic Pain

In this webinar, Kenneth MacDonald, Manager, SMB, Western Canada, Morneau Shepell will use his own personal journey with chronic pain to illustrate:

  • That negative thoughts and emotions can create and exacerbate pain and other physiological symptoms
  • It’s possible to reduce chronic pain and even fully recover by looking beyond traditional physical therapies and prescription drugs
  • Tools and resources available to employers 

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National Webinar - The Biologics Savings Partnership - Getting to the Bottom of How to Save on Biologics
Biologics continue to be a significant cost in providing health benefits. Biosimilars are representing limited cost savings compared to expectations. This webinar will examine the medical, patient & payer reasons why savings with biosimilars have been limited and discuss strategies that can realize savings.

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National Webinar - 10 Steps to Ensure Group Retirement Plan Success

During this presentation Rob Mitchell, Manager Group Retirement Services at Gallagher Benefit Services, will discuss 10 critical components that should be reviewed and monitored annually. He will provide you with the tools and resources to evaluate your ROI to help define the success of your plan and provide path to ongoing success.

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National Webinar- Biosimilars: To Switch or Not To Switch

This session will look at Canada's progress with biosimilar adoption and what public/private payors are doing to support their introduction into the Canadian healthcare environment.

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National Webinar - 2019 Forecast: Review of the Macroeconomic Environment and of the Global Equity Markets

In this webinar, Kevin Leblanc, Portfolio Manager, North American markets at Hexavest, will focus on providing his views on the global macroeconomic environment, stock market valuations and how global investors are currently positioned.

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National Webinar - Longevity Risk – Practical Considerations

Tom Ault and Vivian Lee will delve into what longevity risk is and how it manifests itself in pension plans and how it compares to the other risks within the plan. He will discuss practical innovative steps that sponsors can take to understand, measure and ultimately manage the longevity risk within their plan. The presentation will draw on the practical experiences and analysis performed by Canadian pension plan sponsors as well as global case studies on how to manage longevity risk.

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National Webinar- Workplace Mental Health: Best Practices for Successful RTW

This webinar focuses on practical and appropriate training options for managers and best practices for implementing RTW plans specifically related to mental health challenges, including options and considerations for workplace accommodations. To facilitate learning, case studies will be reviewed to highlight best practices to reduce disability durations and improve successful outcomes.

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National Webinar- Absence Management - Employer Challenges and Best Practices

In this webinar, Dan Licoppe, manager Life and Disability Claims with Johnston Group, will focus on the increasing complexities with disabilities and the impact on employers. He will also discuss solutions and best practices for employers, whether they are managing absences themselves, or working with an external partner.

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Review of the Macroeconomic Environment and of the Global Stock Market
In this webinar, Mark-Olivier McNulty, VP, Clients Services & Business Development, Canadian Market at Hexavest - a global equity investment firm which uses a top-down analysis - will focus on providing his views on the global macroeconomic environment, stock market valuations and how global investors are currently positioned.

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Square Peg Meet Round Hole: Is your EAP Future-Ready

In this session, Sean Slater, Executive Vice President-Sales and Marketing, Homewood Health,  discusses how considering changes to your EAP plan design will deliver a program that more appropriately fits your organization’s needs today, and into the future. 

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Build or Buy - Is OCIO right for your Fund

This session offers an introduction to one of the fastest growing trends in the investment industry - the move to Outsourced Chief Investment Office (OCIO) services

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Legislative Updates

You won’t want to miss this session. Manulife legislative experts, Tania Alfonsi and Ralph Castelli, offers insights into recent legislative changes and answer any questions you have.

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Keeping drug plans sustainable through unparalleled growth

In this session Barbara Martinez, Practice Leader, Benefits Solutions, The Great-West Life Assurance Company   updates you on the latest drug spending trends – what new drugs are driving drug plan spending, what new market forces are in place and what can plan sponsors do to keep their drug plans affordable and sustainable. 

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