Jeff Sommers

Top Risks for DC Plan Sponsors Right Now

What are the key economic and legal risks facing Canadian defined contribution pension plans today? It’s a key question and one that will be addressed on the agenda of the CLC’s upcoming DC Plan Experience Forum taking place from April 17-18, 2024, at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto. Speaking about the top legal risks will be Jeff Sommers, a Partner …

Bruce Sellery

Keynote Announcement: 2024 DC Plan Experience Forum

This year’s DC Plan Experience Forum will convene Canada’s leading DC pension decision-makers to discuss the myriad ways the DC space is shifting to improve outcomes for plan members. The theme, DC Evolution – Adapting for the Future, will focus on the shifting needs of plan members and the solutions plan sponsors are adopting to improve their experience. The agenda …

Jennifer Weeks

Using AI to improve outcomes for plan members 

The stunning rise of AI over the past year has touched just about every sector of the global economy so it’s no surprise that DC plan sponsors are also seeking ways to leverage this technology in their own plans. Jennifer Weeks, vice-president of strategy with BEworks is a leading researcher who is looking at the link between behavioural science and …

ESG, TDFs, Quiet Quitting… DC Plan Experience Takeaways

As Canadians grapple with inflation, rising interest rates and an often reluctant return to the office, employers are looking for new and better ways to both attract and retain employees. This was a key part of the conversation at the second annual DC Plan Experience Forum which was held at the Shangri-La Hotel in downtown Toronto from February 15-16. We …

Chris Reynolds

Canada Post on DC Plans and the Path to ESG Integration

Chris Reynolds, manager of pension policy with the Canada Post Pension Plan, will share his plan’s path to ESG integration at the upcoming DC Plan Experience Forum being held in Toronto at the Shangri-La Hotel from February 15 to 16, 2023. In advance, we asked Chris some questions about his DC plan’s approach to ESG right now.

SEIU Healthcare: Making an Impact With Members, post-COVID

Tyler Downey, Secretary Treasurer at SEIU Healthcare, has a remarkable story to tell, and not a few ideas about the importance of providing plan members with a meaningful total compensation program. You can hear Tyler speak at our upcoming DC Plan Experience Forum being held in Toronto at the Shangri-La Hotel from February 15-16, 2023.

Navigating The Great Resignation: The Importance of Retirement Benefits

Award-winning certified financial planner and best-selling author, Jackie Porter, has a unique perspective on the financial lives of Canadian workers and their challenges right now. Jackie will speak on the topic of retirement benefits and how they can address employee pain points now and in the future at the DC Plan Experience Forum, taking place February 15-16, 2023 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto.