Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans

Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans

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The Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans provides a solid introduction to Canadian employee benefits, pensions and human resource practices. Whether you work directly with a Canadian plan or are employed by a U.S. company with affiliates in Canada, you will gain practical and useful information about the Canadian pensions and benefits landscape.


2020 Sessions

  • Overview of Canadian Business Environment
  • Canadian Health Care System
  • Employer Group Benefits
  • Canadian Drug Benefit Practices
  • Benefits Forum
  • Case Study | Communicating Plan Design Changes: Why It Matters and How to Get It Right
  • Canadian Retirement System
  • Pension Fundamentals and Legal Aspects
  • Pension Forum
  • Canadian Employment Law and Legislation
  • Human Rights Environment
  • Disability Provisions and Practices
  • International Transfer 
  • Total Rewards Includes Benefits and Compensation 
  • Case Studies and Application

Educational Program Director, Tiffany Ulbing introduces the Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans Program.

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

  • U.S. human resource and benefits professionals working with Canadian affiliates and wanting to learn more about Canadian benefits, pensions and human resource practices
  • Individuals working in Canada who are NEW to the pensions and benefits industry
  • Benefit specialists/analysts, coordinators and consultants with less than five years of experience in Canadian pensions and benefits


  • Kandrice (Kandy) A. Cantwell, CEBS Partner Montridge Advisory Group Ltd.
  • Mitch S. Frazer, LL.B. Partner Torys LLP
  • Alyssa Hodder Senior Communications Consultant Eckler Ltd.
  • Sylvain Lalancette, CEBS Group Benefits Advisor GFMD
  • Suzanne M. Lepage Private Health Plan Strategist Suzanne Lepage Consulting
  • Noel H. MacKay, CEBS Director, National Benefits Consulting Cowan Insurance Group
  • David G. Myles, CEBS, CEBS-Compliant Manager Total Rewards Honda Canada Inc.
  • Kim A. Ozubko Partner Miller Thomson LLP
  • Jeremy Schwartz Partner Stringer LLP, Management Lawyers
  • Bonni Titgemeyer, CEBS, CHRL, CMS, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Managing Director The Employers' Choice Inc.

​Additional Information

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 Compliance credit. Visit www.cebs.org/compliance for additional information.

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