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Researchers’ attempt to analyze the efficacy of PfADs implemented by Canadian pension jurisdictions

Pension stakeholders, including the CIA, have had concerns about the lack of harmonized regulatory processes across Canada for many years. Canada has moved to a new funding regime for defined benefit (DB) pension plans aimed at strengthening the going concern funding requirement through the addition of a funding margin, known as the provision for adverse deviations, or PfAD. Jurisdictions across...

Media Release: Canada’s actuaries support a standard and open framework for disclosure of ESG risks

Ottawa, November 30, 2020 – The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) supports Canada’s eight largest pension funds in their call for companies to undertake consistent and improved disclosure of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors according to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. Improved ESG disclosure will...

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