As our workforce becomes more global, increasingly more Canadian employees are participating in foreign pension plans. In addition, it is common for employees coming into Canada to continue in their home country pension plans.
The webcast archive is no longer available. However, you may download the powerpoint presentation (provided here) that accompanied this webcast when it aired in May 2013. It provides an overview of the classifications of foreign pension plans and the implications to companies and their employees of participating in foreign pension plans. It also reviews the implications to Canadian residents receiving benefits from these foreign pension plans.
Please contact any of the webcast speakers listed above if you have any questions about this topic.