Our publications concerning supplemental pension plans: Newsletter

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Newsletter number 32 (February 2018)

Amendments to the Regulation respecting supplemental pension plans effective 4 January 2018.
Last update: February 2018.

Newsletter number 31 (April 2016)

Amendments to the Supplemental Pension Plans Act effective 1 January 2016

This Newsletter provides information on the additional pension benefit, for which a transitional measure came into effect on 4 January 2018. The measure is described in Newsletter number 32 This link will open in a new window..

Last update: May 2016.

Newsletter number 30 (February 2013)

Devoirs de l'établissement financier qui administre un régime de retraite simplifié
(The duties of a financial institution that administers a simplified pension plan; French only)
Last update: February 2013.
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Newsletter number 29 (February 2013)

Amendments Reducing Benefits Retroactively
Last update: February 2013.
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Newsletter number 28 (August 2012)

Rules regarding the payment of contributions into the pension fund
Last update: August 2012.
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Newsletter number 27 (February 2011)

Converting defined benefit provisions into defined contribution provisions
Last update: February 2011.
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Newsletter number 26 (August 2010)

Pension Plan Funding in the Municipal and University Sectors

The document does not take into consideration the amendments to the Regulation respecting the funding of pension plans of the municipal and university sectors This link will open in a new window. approved by Order in Council 1309-2011.

Last update: August 2010.
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Newsletter number 24 (March 2009)

Phased retirement and other end-of-career labour retention measures
Last update: March 2009.
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Newsletter number 23 (May 2008)

The Member-Funded Pension Plan
Last update: May 2008.
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Newsletter number 22 (December 2007)

Internal by-laws
Last update: July 2008.
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Newsletter number 21 (June 2007)

New pension plan administration measures enacted in 2006
Last update: June 2007.
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Newsletter number 20 (June 2006)

Application of the Guidelines for Capital Accumulation Plans of the Joint Forum of Financial Market Regulators to supplemental pension plans
Last update: June 2006.
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Newsletter number 17 (June 2004)

Newsletter number 17 (June 2004)

Instructions Concerning the Conversion of a Defined Contribution Pension Plan into a Simplified Pension Plan

This document contains 2 forms, which you can print out and complete. If you would rather complete them on-screen, use the links below:

Form I - Application to obtain confirmation to use the conversion procedure PDF (75k) This link will open in a new window.

Form II - Confirmation of the conversion and payment of members and beneficiaries benefits PDF (53k) This link will open in a new window.

Last update: June 2004.
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Newsletter number 16 (December 2001)

Newsletter number 16 (December 2001)

Additional pension benefits

Additional information can be found in Newsletter Express (14 April 2005) as well as in the Act to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans Act mainly with respect to the funding of defined benefit pension plans, which has effect as of 1 January 2016.

Last update: December 2001.
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Newsletter number 13 ( April 2000)

Newsletter number 13 ( April 2000)

General transfer agreements between supplemental plans.
Last update: April 2000.
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