Julien Ranger

Julien Ranger

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

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Quebec Releases Draft Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan Regulations

On March 12, 2014, the Quebec government released draft regulations (pdf) that are required to complete the new legal framework for the establishment of voluntary retirement savings plans (VRSPs) in Quebec effective July 1,...more

3/17/2014 - Canada Retirement Plan Savings Plans

Restructuring Pensions in Quebec’s Municipal Sector: Hints of Private Sector Reform to Come?

As was expected, the Quebec government recently tabled Bill 79, An Act to provide for the restructuring of and make other amendments to municipal defined benefit plans, which is aimed at improving the sustainability of...more

3/5/2014 - Canada Employee Benefits Municipal Employees Municipalities Pensions

Status of Target Benefit Plans in Quebec [Video]

Julien Ranger - Associate with Osler's Pensions & Benefits team discusses the status of Target Benefit Plans in Quebec, Canada....more

2/19/2014 - Benefit Plan Sponsors Compliance Employee Benefits

Quebec’s New Pension Reform Proposals: Effective Solutions in the Works?

As in many other jurisdictions in Canada, Quebec’s pension landscape is in the midst of significant change driven by the issues of pension coverage, adequacy and sustainability. Notable highlights for 2013 included...more

1/8/2014 - Canada Employee Benefits Pensions

Expert Committee Pressing for Pension Reform in Quebec

Back in the fall of 2011, an expert committee chaired by Alban D’Amours was mandated by the Quebec government to analyze the state of the Quebec retirement income system and to make recommendations on how to improve it in...more

4/19/2013 - Canada Pensions Retirement Retirement Plan

Quebec Court of Appeal Refuses to Authorize Pension Class Action

The recent Quebec Court of Appeal decision in Rousselet v. Corporation de l’École polytechnique confirmed some useful legal principles in its analysis...more

2/12/2013 - Appeals Benefit Plan Sponsors Class Action Indexing Pension Committees Pensions

Quebec Budget Forecasts Further Pension Reform

Last month, the Quebec government posted its budget for 2012-2013, which included a number of pension-related items. - Expert Committee: The committee tasked with studying Québec’s retirement system, chaired by Alban...more

12/14/2012 - Pensions Qualified Benefit Plans Retirement Plan

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