Ontario to Repeal ORPP Administration Corporation Act

On July 28, 2016, the Ontario government announced its plans to repeal the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Administration Corporation Act, 2015 (Act) when the Legislature resumes sitting in the Fall, 2016. The Act created the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) Administration Corporation to administer the ORPP, Ontario’s stand-alone solution to address retirement security concerns for…

Preparing for the ORPP

Editor’s Note: Bill 186 passed Third Reading on June 2, 2016, as amended by the Standing Committee on Social Policy. Please read about the amendments in our blog post, ORPP Act Passes Third Reading as Amended by Committee. The Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) was first announced in the 2014 Ontario Budget as a major…

Countdown to ORPP: Ontario Tables New Implementation Legislation

Long-awaited Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) legislation was introduced on Thursday, April 14, 2016, which, if passed in its present form, will provide the statutory framework and timeline for full ORPP implementation by January 1, 2020…

Ontario Budget Bill 2016 Passes

On April 13, 2016, the Ontario government passed Bill 173, Jobs for Today and Tomorrow Act (Budget Measures), 2016, omnibus legislation giving effect to initiatives contained in the Ontario Budget 2016. See our FTR Now of February 29, 2016, Ontario Budget 2016, for a detailed discussion of those initiatives of interest to employers, human resources professionals and…