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Canadian Legal and Legislative Update

Wednesday, May 16 - Thursday, May 17, 2018
Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa, ON
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How are you responding to change? Recently enacted and proposed legislation changes continue to have far-reaching implications for plan sponsors.

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 you need to make informed decisions while learning how legislative changes affect your funds.​​


Below are sample topics from the 2017 Canadian Legal and Legislative Update. We are in the process of developing the sessions for the 2018 program. Please check back soon.

  • Keynote Session: What the Forces of Change Mean for Job and Income Security
  • Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Expansion- Changes and Implications
  • Is Your Solvency Funding at Risk?
  • Legal Cases and Legislation Shaping Our Industry
  • Best Practices in Benefit Plan Funding
  • The Trump Administration and Republican-Led Congress: What Does It Mean for Canada?
  • Legalization of Cannabis: The Way Forward
  • Benefits Fraud: Claims Issues and Recovery
  • Recent Developments in Plan Communication

Very good conference. I always learn something new every time I come to the Canadian Legal and Legislative conference.
Brenda L. Vienneau TrusteeCUPE SRP BOT

​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 affect on your funds.
  • Take advantage of several networking opportunities.

Who Should Attend

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


We are in the process of selecting speakers for the 2018 program. Please check back soon.

​Accompanying Educational Events

Plan now to attend the following programs that will be held prior to this conference.

Foundations of Trust Management Standards (FTMSTM)
May 9-11, 2016

Advanced Trust Management Standards (ATMSTM) Session A
May 10-11, 2016

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Continuing Education

Programs sponsored by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans are consistently accepted for credit by agencies governing continuing education for license renewal and professional recertification.

For additional information, visit our continuing education (CE) web page or contact us by phone at (262) 786-6710, option 2.

Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
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Registration Information

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 4/4/2018 C $1,350.00 C $1,570.00
After 4/4/2018 C $1,650.00 C $1,870.00