Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans

Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans

Monday, October 27 - Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC



This program is designed to provide a solid foundation in Canadian pensions and benefits, human resources and compensation that is critical to working successfully with Canadian employees. Whether you are employed by a U.S. company with affiliates in Canada or you work with a Canadian plan, you will gain practical and useful information about the Canadian pensions and benefits landscape.

Key Takeaways

  • Thorough overview of the Canadian business and legal environment
  • Understanding of governmentsponsored benefits and other supplementary plans
  • An extensive review of private pension and other retirement arrangements

Registration Includes

  • Continental breakfasts
  • Lunches

Session Topics

  • Overview of Canadian Business Environment
  • Comparison of Canadian and Unites States Benefits
  • Primer on Group Health/Dental
  • Canadian Drug Benefit Practices
  • Integrated Disability Management
  • Canadian Pension Basics
  • Prudent Investment Practices
  • Top Ten Things Americans Ask About Canadian Pensions
  • Employment Law Primer
  • Human Rights Environment in Canada in 2014
  • International Transfers
  • What You Need to Know About the Wage Market in Canada
  • Case Study


Day One: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Day Two: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Day Three: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Continuing Education

RIBO - The Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO) have approved the Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans for 10.5 hours in the Management category. 

CEBS CPE LogoEducational sessions at this program may qualify for CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credit. Visit www.cebscpe.org for more information.

For additional information regarding continuing education please email continuinged@ifebp.org or call (262) 786-6710,  option 2.

This is a green meeting.


Hotel Information

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Rate: C$185.00 Single/Double Occupancy Reservation Deadline: September 29, 2014

You will be charged a $350 deposit upon registration. Please specify your hotel requirements on the registration form.

Who Should Attend

This program is aimed at
  • Human resources and financial professionals who work for U.S. companies with affiliates in Canada
  • Those who work for Canadian firms with responsibility for pension and benefits policies and procedures

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 9/15/2014 $1,270.00 $1,495.00
After 9/15/2014 $1,470.00 $1,695.00