Canadian Legal and Legislative Update

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans


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This program is especially designed for labour and management trustees, public service trustees, professional advisors and corporate plan sponsors.

About the course

Canada’s increasingly diverse and older workforce composition, the growth in precarious work, and rapid technological changes are posing unique challenges for administrators and trustees of pension and benefit plans.

The Canadian Legal and Legislative Update covers recently enacted and proposed legislation as well as regulations, all pertaining to pensions and benefits. This 2 day conference is an opportunity to learn and interact with industry experts and to develop your understanding of the most critical issues in Canada. Get the latest information needed to make informed decisions while learning how legislative changes affect your funds.


Sessions include:

  • Opening Keynote: Moving Beyond the Echo Chamber: Building Diversity Into Boards and Governance
  • Pensions and Benefits Update: Central and Atlantic Canada
  • Pensions and Benefits Update: Western Canada
  • Emerging Risks at the Board Level
  • Where is Canada Headed?
  • Ethical Investing—To Do or Not to Do, That is the Question
  • Ethical Investing Panel

  • Thursday Keynote: Proactive Fraud Investigations, AI and the Departed

  • The Power and the Pain of Privacy

  • Tools for Your Fraud Prevention and data Security Kit

  • Panel Discussion on Fraud, Privacy, and Cybersecurity

  • The Quest for Sustainability in Pension Plans with Contingent Benefits

  • From the Regulators' Perspective

  • Communicating Risk in a Time of Uncertainty

Benefits of Attending

  • Hear from industry experts, regulators and government representatives.
  • Focus on the critical information you need to know now with fresh and relevant topics.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the issues affecting the pensions and benefits industry and their effect on your funds.
  • Take advantage of several networking opportunities.


Jeffrey Baldwin

Mr. Jeffrey C. Baldwin, also known as Jeff, CPA, CA, GBA, BBA (hons.) has been the President at Benefit Plan Administrators Limited (BPA) since 2011 and serves as its Privacy Officer. Mr. Baldwin oversees all BPA operational departments (administration, pension, claims) as well as finance and inf...

Michael McCreary

Mr. McCreary’s practice focuses on representing trade unions before the OLRB, boards of arbitration and all levels of courts in Ontario. He is also council to a number of multi-employer pension and benefit plans and has been a pension plan trustee. Mike is certified by the Law Society of Upper Ca...

Anton Ames

In 2001, Anton Ames created a small boutique consulting firm. In doing so, he set out to help organizations leverage technology to improve their business processes and decision-making capabilities. This continues to be his goal today. Anton has a wealth of knowledge to draw from. For over 20 ye...

Andrew Buck

Andrew has a business law practice, with a focus on electronic commerce issues. He provides guidance about online delivery of goods and services, privacy, data protection, access to information, anti-spam law compliance and intellectual property control and capitalization. He advises clients on...

Lisa Chamzuk

Lisa is a partner in the firm’s Pensions and Employee Benefits Group and Protection of Privacy and Freedom of Information Group. Pension and Employee Benefits Lisa’s pension and employee benefits practice has a special emphasis on multi-employer pension plans and health and welfare trusts, usuall...

Barry Gros

Barry is a retired actuary and has a wealth of experience and knowledge regarding pension plans. His most recent position was Associate Partner at Aon Hewitt, where he provided pension consulting services. Prior to Aon Hewitt, Barry was a Partner at Morneau Shepell and a Principal at Towers Watso...

Ari Kaplan

Ari Kaplan is principal of KAPLAN • LAW. He is renowned for his expertise in pensions and benefits law and clear way of explaining legal issues. He wrote Canada's first book in Pension Law and has top rankings in Chambers® (Band 1), Lexpert® (Most Frequently Recommended) and Best Lawyers® (2006-2...

Sean Maxwell

In his practice, Sean is involved in all issues relating to pension and employee benefits plans including fiduciary duties, pension fund investments, plan terminations, ongoing plan administration and compliance issues, disputes over the use of plan assets, development and documentation of pensio...

Angela Mazerolle

Angela Mazerolle is the Superintendent of Pensions and the Superintendent of Insurance for the newly created Financial and Consumer Services Commission in New Brunswick. As Superintendent, she is responsible for the administration and enforcement of New Brunswick's Benefits Act and Insurance Act....

Naveen Mehta

As an award-winning diversity and inclusion strategist, coach and educator, Naveen has been delivering cutting-edge diversity and inclusion training and illuminating presentations for more than a decade. He is a prominent figure in the Canadian diversity and inclusion space. Naveen is the nationa...

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