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Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans

Monday, August 29 - Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, ON
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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.



  • Overview of Canadian Business Environment
  • Primer on Group Health and Wellness
  • Comparison of Canadian and United States Benefits
  • Canadian Drug Benefit Practices
  • Interactive Workshop: Drug Benefit Plan Design Decisions
  • Canadian Pension Basics
  • Prudent Investment Practices
  • Employment Law Primer
  • Human Rights Environment in Canada in 2016
  • Integrated Disability Management
  • International Transfers
  • What You Need to Know About Compensation in Canada.

Session Schedule/Speakers/Handouts

The International Foundation provides great educational opportunities helping me and my co-workers stay up to date with the latest information in the ever-changing world of employee benefits administration.

Katy R. Pannell, CEBS Financial Manager
Toledo Electrical Welfare Fund

​Benefits of Attending

  • Earning a certificate demonstrates your expertise and recognizes your commitment to your profession.
  • A limited class size provides you with an environment where you get answers to your specific questions and attention to your unique needs.
  • You’ll find an unmatched training opportunity for live, hands-on learning and dialogue with Canadian thought leaders.

Who Should Attend

  • Human resources and financial professionals who work for U.S. companies with affiliates in Canada. Professionals working with Canadian firms who have recently assumed responsibility for pensions, benefits, compensation and/or human resources.



​Bonni L. Titgemeyer, CEBS, CHRP, SPHR

Managing Director
The Employers' Choice, Inc.
Brampton, Ontario

Noel MacKay, CEBS

Senior Consultantt
Williamson Group

Brantford, Ontario

Suzanne M. Lepage

Private Health Plan Strategist
Suzanne Lepage Consulting
Kitchener, Ontario

Susan L. Nickerson

Partner, Torys LLP
Toronto, Ontario

​Landon P. Young, LL.B.

Managing Partner
Stringer LLP Management Lawyers
Toronto, Ontario

Paula Allen

Vice President, Research and Integrative Solutions
Morneau Shepell
Toronto, Ontario

​Heather Di Dio

Dentons Canada LLP
Toronto, Ontario

Susan Hunter, CHRL

Principal and Senior ConsultantSusan Hunter & AssociatesToronto, Ontario

​Additional Information

Do You Work With Plans in the United States?
Certificate Series-U.S. Content

In addition to the Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans and the Certificate in Global Benefits Management, the Certificate Series offers a full range of course options for those who work with plans in the United States. Consider the full portfolio of certificates and individual course offerings through the popular Certificate Series.

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Continuing Education

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
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Through 7/18/2016 US $1,385.00 US $1,715.00
After 7/18/2016 US $1,635.00 US $1,965.00