Revised Draft Legislative Proposals for ELHTs

Budget 2018 saw the federal government propose legislative changes to the section of the Income Tax Act governing Employee Life and Health Trusts (ELHTs). For reference, upon the introduction of ELHTs in 2010, they co-existed …

Target Benefit Plans: Use of Surplus

On August 12th last year, we posted an article on our blog “New Funding Rules for Target Benefit Plans”, in which we reviewed the new funding rules that will apply to the collectively-bargained multi-employer pension …

Are you Joining us in Vegas?

Jeremy, Greg and I will be speaking at the 48th Annual Canadian Employee Benefits Conference in Las Vegas, November 22-25, 2015. The Annual Conference is one of Canada’s largest pensions and employee benefits events, attracting …

New Funding Rules for Target Benefit Plans

Trustees of multiemployer pension plans have waited a long time for new pension funding rules. The new B.C. Pension Benefits Standards Regulation, released in May,  puts the 2012 B.C. Pension Benefits Standards Act rules into …

Exciting News for George & Bell

George & Bell Consulting (G&B) is pleased to announce a working relationship with John Gilfoyle and David Lee of Strategic Income Security Services (SISS). The working relationship is focused on negotiated cost pension and benefit …