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Proposed Amendments to the Pension Benefits Standards Regulations and Pooled Registered Pension Plan Regulations


Release Date: 10/27/2014
Staff Reference: Ronald Sanderson

October 27, 2014

Ms. Lynn Hemmings
Senior Chief, Payments
Financial Sector Policy Branch
Finance Canada
90 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0G5

Dear Ms. Hemmings:

Proposed Amendments to the Pension Benefits Standards Regulations and Pooled Registered Pension Plan Regulations

I am writing with respect to the captioned proposals to provide input from Canada’s life and health insurance companies, in their role as service providers to the majority of pension plans in Canada. Detailed comments regarding these proposals are contained in the attached document.

As always, our members would be pleased to respond to any questions you or your colleagues may have with respect to the industry’s comments. Please feel free to contact me by telephone at 416-359-2021 or by email at rsanderson@clhia.ca if I can facilitate such discussions.

Yours very truly,

(Original signed by)

Ron Sanderson
Director, Policyholder Taxation and Pensions