Asif Haque

Asif Haque, CAAT CIO, on AI, Alignment, and Carbon Reduction

Over the last decade, the asset management industry has changed dramatically, from the rise of artificial intelligence to the growing importance of sustainable investing. The 2023 Challenge of Change Forum will delve into these themes through our panel, “From 2023-2032 — Asset Management Now and in the Future”, featuring Asif Haque, CIO of CAAT Pension Plan. In advance of the …

Monday Minute Highlights

We’ve put together some of the most popular clips from this past year of Monday Minute Chats. If you would like your organization or speakers to be featured on The Monday Minute, email us at!


Poll: Economic Hard Landing on the Way

The threat of a recession looms large over the Canadian economy right now – in fact, it seems downright inevitable at this point. The question is now, how bad will it be? We polled the Canadian Leadership Congress’ 1,000‑plus LinkedIn followers (including asset owners and managers) on March 7th, 2023, and asked what they thought about the likelihood of an economic …

Sean Hewitt

Three Questions for Sean Hewitt, CEO of TTC Pension Plan

Canadian Leadership Congress Forums was founded to help Canadian pension leaders build strong relationships and learn from one another – sharing best practices is a big part of this process. Like all CLC events, the 2023 Challenge of Change Forum will feature case studies by several Canadian pension decision makers, including Sean Hewitt, CEO of TTC pension plan. Sean will …

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 …

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.

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.

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.