Articles

Session Explored Discovering Opportunity

Authored By: Stian Andersen | Publish Date: 11/09/2017

Leo de Bever provided a thought provoking presentation on geopolitics and what implications it has on pension plan investments focusing on the importance of innovation at the CPBI Southern Alberta Region ‘Embracing Change And Discovering Opportunity’ session.

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How Technology Is Boosting Employee Wellness Programs

Authored By: Anna Mittag | Publish Date: 11/08/2017

Approximately three out of four Canadians own a smart phone and many of them reach for it before they even get out of bed. This one small device has become a trusted companion, a way to stay connected with others, to find information, and even manage our personal lives. It has also paved the way for technology to become seamlessly integrated in our day-to-day activities, from banking, shopping, and entertainment to even managing our health.

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Employers Must Rise To Challenge Of Workplace Mental Health Issues Facing Millennials – And Everyone Else

Authored By: Mary Ann Baynton | Publish Date: 10/26/2017

Results of an Ipsos survey released recently on mental health issues in workplaces across Canada should flag to employers that they need to get ahead of a demographic trend highlighting the unique characteristics of millennials if they want to remain competitive in attracting younger employees.

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Q&A: Health Trends By Decade: How You Can Support Employee Health At Each Life Stage

Authored By: | Publish Date: 10/19/2017

Shaun Francis, chair and chief executive officer at Medcan, answers questions about the health conditions associated with different life stages and how employers can support employees at these different stages through their benefits plans.

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Opinion: Questions I’ve Always Wanted To Ask An Investment Manager

Authored By: James C. L. Clark | Publish Date: 10/16/2017

I have been involved in institutional investment management for pension and related funds in Canada for over 25 years and I have always wondered about the fee model that is used for portfolio management services.

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