Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans

Monday, August 22 - Wednesday, August 24, 2022
The Westin Seattle, Seattle, WA
Certificate in Canadian Benefit Plans

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.


  • Benefits Forum
  • Canadian Drug Benefit Practices
  • Canadian Employment Law and Legislation
  • Canadian Health Care System
  • Canadian Retirement System
  • Case Study: Achieving Effective Plan Design and Communicating Change
  • Case Study: Acquisition of a Canadian Company
  • Disability Provisions and Practices
  • Employer Group Benefits
  • Human Rights Environment
  • International Transfers
  • Overview of Canadian Business Environment
  • Pension Forum
  • Pension Fundamentals and Legal Aspects
  • Total Rewards Includes Benefits and Compensation
  • Available in person
  • Available virtually
  • Health
  • Retirement
  • Canadian
  • General

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 A. Cantwell, CEBS Partner Montridge Advisory Group Ltd.
  • Martin Ejidra Associate Koskie Minsky LLP
  • Mitch S. Frazer, LL.B. Partner Torys LLP
  • Dominic Girard Senior Consultant PCI Compensation Consulting
  • Wojtek W. Golebiewski, CEBS Senior Group Retirement Plan Consultant HUB International
  • Emilie B. Inakazu, CEBS Director, Benefits, Pension & Wellbeing KPMG Management Services LP
  • Sylvain Lalancette, CEBS Group Benefits Advisor GFMD
  • Suzanne M. Lepage Private Health Plan Strategist Suzanne Lepage Consulting
  • Noel H. MacKay, CEBS Technical Advisor Cowan Insurance Group
  • David G. Myles, CEBS, CEBS-Compliant Manager Total Rewards Honda Canada Inc.
  • Kim A. Ozubko Managing Counsel & Director RBC Law Group, Royal Bank of Canada
  • 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

Continuing Education credit for professions and designations MAY be available for attendance at live sessions. You must register for the program and request CE credit at least 60 days prior to the beginning of the program so that the Foundation can seek preapproval from the governing agency.

Note: Requests made for continuing education credit do not guarantee administration of credit. For further information on continuing education credit, please call (262) 786-6710, option 2.

Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit www.cebs.org/compliance for additional information.

​COVID-19 Safety Protocols

We’re excited to be bringing this meeting back to an in-person experience. See our safety protocol for details.

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Registration Information

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Through 7/11/2022 US $1,595.00 US $1,925.00
After 7/11/2022 US $1,895.00 US $2,225.00

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