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 …

The CLC Ad Board Shares Their Top Concerns for 2023

Stagflation. Liquidity Management. China. To say 2022 was a challenging year for investors would be an understatement. We watched the two pillars of portfolio diversification – stocks and bonds – plunge in unison and saw long-simmering geopolitical tensions begin to bubble over. Looking ahead to 2023, we asked members of the Canadian Leadership Congress Advisory Board to tell us what …

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.

Behind the Scenes: International Best Practices Forum

Canadian Leadership Congress had to opportunity to sit down with some featured speakers at the International Best Practices Forum in Vancouver and ask them one key follow-up question that arose from their presentation. Here’s what they had to say!  Debbie Blakey | Chief Executive Officer, HESTA As CEO of $68 billion industry super fund HESTA, Debby leads an organisation passionate about …

3 Ways Canadian Pension Fund Portfolios Are Changing

This year’s International Best Practices Forum gathered DB pension decision makers from across Canada as well as representatives from the pension space around the world. Chief among the many topics that arose again and again was the uncertainty bred by today’s macroeconomic and geopolitical challenges. Throughout the event we were able to gauge the impact of today’s conditions on investment …