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
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
Julien Ranger - Associate with Osler's Pensions & Benefits team discusses the status of Target Benefit Plans in Quebec, Canada....more
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
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
The recent Quebec Court of Appeal decision in Rousselet v. Corporation de l’École polytechnique confirmed some useful legal principles in its analysis...more
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