Keyword: PRPP

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Advisor.ca teamed up with our colleagues at Benefits Canada to bring you all the latest financial, pension and investing news from Canada’s most populous – and indebted – province.

  • By: Staff
  • February 26, 2016 August 21, 2018
  • 00:00

In 2012, the federal government’s Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act was signed into law. The plan’s objective is to create a large-scale, inexpensive pension plan for employees of companies that don’t already offer a pension. But the federal government has limited jurisdiction over the workforce, so it had to collaborate with the provinces. Quebec’s version, […]

CRA and OSFI have approved Manulife's federal PRPP product.

  • By: Staff
  • October 7, 2014 August 21, 2018
  • 09:59

Ottawa is pushing the provinces to move forward on PRPPs.

  • By: Staff
  • March 25, 2013 September 6, 2018
  • 10:45

The Government of British Columbia is introducing legislation for PRPPS.

  • By: Staff
  • March 1, 2013 September 6, 2018
  • 13:55

Canadian finance ministers have realized Canadians aren’t saving enough for retirement.

  • By: Staff
  • December 17, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 15:16

A survey of Canadians by Manulife Financial found that respondents were twice as likely to support a Pooled Registered Pension Plan (PRPP) (64%) than increase their CPP or QPP contributions (34%) as a way of saving more for retirement.

  • By: Staff
  • December 13, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 09:36

Declining pension coverage, shrinking nest eggs and persistent financial instability have shifted Canadians’ retirement focus from enjoying freedom to financial survival.

  • By: Staff
  • September 5, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 06:00

The Harper Government has pre-published regulatory proposals to address provisions of the Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act (Bill C-25), says Ted Menzies, Minister of State (Finance). “These proposed regulations take us one step closer to a new large-scale and low-cost defined contribution pension option for millions of Canadians currently without access to a workplace pension […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 10, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 06:00

Standard Life has launched a new Pooled Registered Pension Plan website, given that retirees and aging clients are starting to seriously consider their wealth accumulation options. Read: An advisors guide to PRPPs The Canadian industry is waiting for a number of details to be determined by governments, including criteria that’ll determine the administrative costs of […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 3, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 12:41