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CAAT lands a new participating employer with Saint John Airport

New members are the first group represented by PSAC to join CAAT

Toronto, July 10, 2020 – Firefighters, administrative and infrastructure maintenance personnel at the Saint John Airport are among the newest members to join the CAAT Pension Plan through DBplus.

CAAT Pension Plan delivers on its value promise to a growing list of employers

Vopak Terminals of Canada latest to join DBplus

Toronto, June 19, 2020 – The award-winning DBplus plan design continues to attract interest from employers and workers from a wide range of industries across Canada. The latest to join a growing list of participating employers is Vopak Terminals of Canada – Hamilton.

The CAAT Pension Plan condemns acts of racism and violence

We want to be very clear that racism and discrimination do not have a place at CAAT or in our society. The CAAT Pension Plan condemns acts of racism and violence targeting the Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities.  

CBIA/Lawyers Financial and the CAAT Pension Plan join forces

Affinity arrangement to connect the legal community across Canada to a sustainable defined benefit pension

Toronto, June 8, 2020 – Canada’s lawyers and their law firm staff now have access to a defined benefit pension plan through an affinity arrangement between the Canadian Bar Insurance Association (CBIA) and the CAAT Pension Plan.

Annual Webinar on benefit security and the CAAT Plan’s continued sustainability

Derek W. Dobson to answer your questions
May 12, 2020, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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Although 2019 was an exceptional year for the Fund’s performance, recent events have dramatically changed the near-term outlook for the Canadian and global economies. After a brief presentation highlighting the Plan’s 2019 performance, Derek W. Dobson, CAAT’s CEO, will be available to answer your questions about the financial health of the Plan and its continued sustainability during these uncertain times.

A recording of the webinar will be available in the coming days.

The CAAT Pension Plan continues to grow and diversify its membership with demand for DBplus

Skills Ontario and Fraser Group latest employers to join CAAT

Toronto, May 11, 2020 – Demand for the CAAT Plan’s DBplus offering is leading to extraordinary pace of growth for the plan. Since the launch of DBplus 18 months ago, CAAT has attracted 33 additional participating employers and more than 15,000 new members, representing nine industries across the for-profit, not-for-profit, and broader public sectors. DBplus is proving to be the answer for organizations of all sizes seeking an innovative pension solution.

The CAAT Pension Plan ends 2019 with $13.5 billion in assets

Annual return of 16% net of investment management fees

Toronto, April 23, 2020 – The CAAT Pension Plan’s financial results, released today, confirm that the Plan is well-funded and has ample reserves to weather the recent investment market downturn. The Plan has been steadily building reserves over the past decade, consistent with the focus on benefit security.

FSRA confirms intention to approve merger of the Youth Services Bureau defined benefit plan into CAAT

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) has issued a Notice of Intended Decision for the merger of the YSB plan into the CAAT Pension Plan.

CAAT Pension Plan’s benefits remain very secure

Plan funded status sits at 118% with funding reserves of $2.9 billion

The CAAT Pension Plan stands 118% funded on a going-concern basis, with $2.9 billion in funding reserves, based on its latest actuarial valuation as of January 1, 2020.

CAAT rings in 2020 by welcoming new employers

The Plan adds its first Manitoba employer, and expands its list of non-profit employers

The CAAT Pension Plan continues to diversify its membership and extend its reach across Canada. On January 1, 2020, CAAT welcomed three more employers to the growing list of members in the DBplus plan design.

The Canadian Press merger complete with final transfer of assets to CAAT

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) has provided consent to the transfer of assets from The Canadian Press’s (CP) two defined-benefit (DB) pension plans into the CAAT Pension Plan.

Plan Text Amendments ensure CAAT Plan is ready for growth across Canada

As part of the ongoing initiative to provide more working Canadians with defined benefit pensions in retirement, CAAT has recently welcomed a number of new members from across the country.

The assets have transferred from the Torstar defined benefit pension plans to the CAAT Pension Plan

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) has provided consent to the transfer of assets from Torstar Corporation’s eight defined benefit (DB) pensions plans into the CAAT Pension Plan. The assets – totalling almost $900 million – were transferred to CAAT on December 2, 2019.

The CAAT Pension Plan, Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures

The CAAT Pension Plan is honoured to be selected as one of Waterstone Human Capital’s “Most Admired Corporate Cultures” for 2019.

FSRA confirms intention to approve merger of Canadian Press defined benefit plans into CAAT

The merger of the two defined benefit pension plans sponsored by Canadian Press Enterprises Inc. (the “CP Plans”) into the CAAT Pension Plan is in its final stages.

United Way of Greater Toronto votes to join the Plan

Employees from United Way of Greater Toronto have voted overwhelmingly 99% in favour of joining the CAAT Pension Plan

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario issues Notice of Intended Decision for the mergers of the defined benefit Torstar Pension Plans into the CAAT Pension Plan

The merger of the eight Torstar defined benefit pension plans into the CAAT Pension Plan is in its final stages.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Toronto and Participating Member Agencies voting to join the Plan

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Toronto and Participating Member Agencies (“CCAT”) have entered into an agreement to merge their pension plan with the CAAT Pension Plan.

FP Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership voting to join the Plan

FP Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership (“FPCNLP”) has entered into an agreement to merge its Winnipeg Free Press and Canstar Community News Pension Plan (“WFP/Canstar Pension Plan”) with the CAAT Pension Plan. 

CAAT adds two to growing list of participating employers

CAAT continues to grow and diversify its membership, adding two new organizations to its growing roster of participating employers.

United Way of Greater Toronto voting to join the Plan

United Way of Greater Toronto has entered into an agreement to merge its pension plan with the CAAT Pension Plan.

Community Living Toronto voting to join the Plan

Community Living Toronto has entered into an agreement to merge its pension plans with the CAAT Pension Plan.

CAAT Welcomes Employees from Three New Participating Employers

Postmedia, London Cross Cultural Learning Centre, and The Canadian Press join CAAT’s award-winning DBplus design on July 1st

Canadian Press Enterprises Inc. voting to join the Plan

Canadian Press Enterprises Inc. (CPE) has entered into an agreement to merge its pension plans with the CAAT Pension Plan under the DBplus design.

CAAT Pension Plan funded status grows to 120%

The CAAT Pension Plan stands 120% funded on a going-concern basis, with a funding reserve of $2.6 billion, based on its latest actuarial valuation as at January 1, 2019. This is an improvement over last year’s valuation that showed the Plan 118% funded with a funding reserve of $2.3 billion.

Postmedia signs agreement with CAAT Pension Plan

The CAAT Pension Plan stands 120% funded on a going-concern basis, with a funding reserve of $2.6 billion, based on its latest actuarial valuation as at January 1, 2019. This is an improvement over last year’s valuation that showed the Plan 118% funded with a funding reserve of $2.3 billion.

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