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2015 Articles


2015-12-20
Our fund managers – what’s new
Nomination at Fiera Capital...

2015-12-20
The CI Cambridge Canadian Equity Fund soon available
The fund will be added to our investment platform in January...

2015-12-20
Investment Info Bulletin as of November 30, 2015
Please choose according to your fund offer.

2015-12-20
Changes to the reference benchmarks of certain funds
The benchmarks for the Desjardins Global Tactical Bond (PIMCO) Fund and the Multi-Management have changed...

2015-12-20
On Target Retirement contest
Encourages your participants to use On Target Retirement for a chance to win the trip of their dreams…

2015-12-20
A new education video and augmented reality experience
In mid-January, the Your way Desjardins application will be updated with a new video about On Target Retirement, and the participant statement will have a new feature...

2015-11-27
Economic Commentary for the third quarter of 2015
We have witnessed a resurgence in the US economy, although it hasn’t been immune to the international headwinds...

2015-11-27
Withdrawal of GlobeFlex’s management mandate for the Desjardins Global Small Cap Equity (GlobeFlex/Lazard) Fund
Change to the Desjardins Global Small Cap Equity (GlobeFlex/Lazard) Fund...

2015-11-27
Changes to the investment policy of the Baillie Gifford International Equity Fund
Changes will be made to the investment policy starting November 30, 2015....

2015-11-27
November is Financial Literacy Month
Multi-touchpoint approach to help participants learn about retirement…

2015-11-27
Launch of new and improved On Target Retirement
The new On Target Retirement goal tracker makes it easy for participants to take an active role in planning their financial future...

2015-11-27
Investment Info Bulletin as of October 31, 2015
The Investment Info Bulletin provides gross annualized rates of return for each fund in our fund line-up, for the period ending October 31, 2015...

2015-11-27
Minor Changes to Melodia Funds’ Allocation
The exposure of the Funds to short-term bonds will be reduced...

2015-11-27
Our fund managers – what’s new
News from Jarislowsky Fraser, Mawer and PIMCO...

2015-10-21
Improvements to “Your investment funds, your way”
The “Your investment funds, your way” document has been redesigned to improve the participant experience…

2015-10-21
Repositioning with respect to securities lending
End of participation of our funds in the Desjardins Trust securities lending program…

2015-10-21
Our fund managers - what's new
News from Fiera and Sprucegrove...

2015-10-21
Investment Info Bulletin as of September 30, 2015
The Investment Info Bulletin provides gross annualized rates of return for each fund in our fund line-up, for the period ending September 30, 2015...

2015-10-21
Reform of the British Columbia Pension Benefits Standards Act
British Columbia pension plans must be administered as per the new act and the new regulation....

2015-10-21
The winners of the “Connect to win” contest
Our contest is now closed. And the winners are…

2015-09-21
The your way Desjardins app has a new video!
Our new education video helps participants understand lifecycle paths...

2015-09-21
Less than two weeks left to enter the “Connect to win” contest!
Remind your participants to visit the participant services website for a chance to win great prizes…

2015-09-21
Coming soon: the AlphaFixe Enhanced Fixed Income Fund
This fund will be added to our investment platform in October...

2015-09-21
Changes to fund names
Changes will be made to the names of certain funds…

2015-09-21
Modifications to fund benchmarks
Changes have recently been made to the benchmark for certain funds…

2015-09-21
Investment Info Bulletin as of August 31, 2015
The Investment Info Bulletin provides gross annualized rates of return for each fund in our fund line-up, for the period ending August 31, 2015...

2015-09-21
Desjardins recognized for its commitment to sustainable development
Reports from Corporate Knights and MacLean's magazines...

2015-09-21
Your opinion matters
How can we serve you better? You may be asked to take part in our annual client experience survey...

2015-08-31
ORPP – new key information
Latest developments to the Ontario Registered Pension Plan…

2015-08-17
New review process for registered pension plans
Canada Revenue Agency implements a comprehensive risk-based cyclical review of registered pension plans...

2015-08-17
Our fund managers – what’s new
News from MFS and Aberdeen...

2015-08-17
Investment Info Bulletin as of July 31, 2015
The Investment Info Bulletin provides gross annualized rates of return for each fund in our fund line-up, for the period ending July 31, 2015...

2015-08-17
Economic Commentary for the 2nd Quarter of 2015
The essential of the economic and financial news, at a glance...

2015-08-17
Easier plan management that also protects participant confidentiality
That’s why Desjardins Insurance has added two new profiles with restricted access to the plan sponsor services site...

2015-08-17
Participant educational videos win top awards from IFCA
Desjardins Insurance, Group Retirement Savings has been honoured with six awards from IFCA...

2015-08-17
Important changes to our Multi-Management Funds and Lifecycle Paths
Effective September 18, 2015, the changes will impact the number of Multi-Management Fund portfolios and their composition to optimize potential returns. The Lifecycle Paths will also be revised to maximize the average retirement income replacement ratio...

2015-06-23
Investment Info Bulletin as of May 31, 2015
The Investment Info Bulletin provides gross annualized rates of return for each fund in our fund line-up, for the period ending May 31, 2015...

2015-06-23
Updating address information
Updating address information in time for the June statement...

2015-06-23
Will Bill 56 (ORPP) affect your existing pension plan?
On May 5, 2015, the Ontario government approved the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan. This will have an impact on existing DC, Group RRSP and DPSP plans...

2015-06-23
Nova Scotia’s new Pension Benefits regulations
Nova Scotia plans must adhere to the new act and regulations...

2015-06-23
Desjardins among the greenest employers in Canada
Did you know that Desjardins Group has been selected by Mediacorp as one of Canada’s greenest employers?

2015-05-21
News from our Fund Managers
Appointments at PIMCO, Baillie Gifford and Beutel Goodman...

2015-05-21
The your way Desjardins app has been updated
A new education video helps participants see how their savings can really add up over time...

2015-05-21
Changes to the Desjardins Insurance fund lineup
Effective June 19, 2015, we’ll be making some changes to our fund lineup…

2015-05-21
Economic Commentary for the 1st Quarter of 2015
The essential of the economic and financial news, at a glance...

2015-05-21
“Connect to win” contest
Encourage your participants to visit the participant services website for a chance to win great prizes…

2015-05-21
More freedom and flexibility!
Desjardins Insurance is pleased to offer an even better online experience for participants...

2015-05-21
Investment Info Bulletin as of April 30, 2015
The Investment Info Bulletin provides gross annualized rates of return for each fund in our fund line-up, for the period ending April 30, 2015...

2015-04-22
News from our Fund Managers
News from MFS and Invesco...

2015-04-22
Your way, plain and simple gets energized!
Introducing a new addition to our participant education and communication program...

2015-04-22
Amendments to the Pension Benefits Standards Regulations, 1985
The amendments, which affect pension plans under federal jurisdiction, include new provisions that will come into force in April 2015 and July 2016...

2015-04-22
Investment Info Bulletin as of March 31, 2015
The Investment Info Bulletin provides gross annualized rates of return for each fund in our fund line-up, for the period ending March 31, 2015.

2015-04-22
More freedom and flexibility!
Desjardins Insurance is pleased to offer an even better online experience for participants...

2015-03-19
RRSP receipts are available online
You can access your employees’ RRSP tax receipts on the plan sponsor services website…

2015-03-19
Investment Info Bulletin as of February 28, 2015
The Investment Info Bulletin provides gross annualized rates of return for each fund in our fund line-up, for the period ending February 28, 2015.

2015-03-19
News from our Fund Managers
News from AlphaFixe and Fidelity...

2015-03-19
The Winners of the “Perfect match” contest
Our RRSP contest is now closed. And the winners are…

2015-03-19
On Target Retirement tool calculations revised
We’ve revised the assumptions for calculating projected retirement income used by the On Target Retirement tool…

2015-02-24
Making financial documents easy to understand: it’s everyone’s responsibility
Financially literate participants are able to make informed decisions to help them save for retirement...

2015-02-24
Economic Commentary for the 4th Quarter of 2014
The essential of the economic and financial news, at a glance...

2015-02-24
“Perfect match” contest – only a few days left
The “Perfect match” RRSP contest is a great way to engage participants...

2015-02-24
Investment Info Bulletin as of January 31, 2015
The Investment Info Bulletin provides gross annualized rates of return for each fund in our fund line-up, for the period ending January 31, 2015...

2015-02-24
Our fund managers – what’s new
News from Jarislowsky Fraser, Fidelity and Fiera Capital...

2015-02-24
Making a lump-sum RRSP contribution
Remind your participants how to make an RRSP contribution through online banking...

2015-01-22
Winners - Transform your statement into cash contest
The contest is now closed and the winners are announced...

2015-01-22
Investment Info Bulletin as of December 31, 2014
The Investment Info Bulletin provides gross annualized rates of return for each fund in our fund line-up, for the period ending December 31, 2014...

2015-01-22
RRSP: contribution deadline for the 2014 tax year
March 2, 2015 is the official deadline for contributing to an RRSP...

2015-01-22
“Perfect match” contest - reminder
The “Perfect match” contest for group RRSP participants will run till March 1, 2015...

2015-01-22
OSFI’s Regulatory Reporting System – make sure you’re registered
Important information for administrators of federally regulated pension plans about regulatory filings in RRS (Regulatory Reporting System) ...

2015-01-22
Funds – what’s new
News from Baillie Gifford, Beutel Goodman, DFS BlackRock® and Fiera Capital...
 
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