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Interviews (2010/2011)

 

Interview of Sheryl Smolkin on news889  Nov. 9/11

about moneyville blog “Pay tops job satisfaction, survey finds”

The Afternoon News from St. John New Brunswick

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Interview of Sheryl Smolkin by Bill Kelly CHML

BILLKELLYSHOWCHML

International Centre for Pension Management

University of Toronto

Business case videos

In these videos I played the part of the CEO of a sovereign wealth company at thre different times, as part of a business case for the October 2011 ICPM conference.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

ADP Insurance Solutions launch video

Sheryl Smolkin interviews VP Laura Mensch

April 2011

Randall Craig interviews Sheryl Smolkin on Professionally Speaking TV

July 25, 2011

50 minute interview on current state of pensions in Canada

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AM 570 News Jeff Allen interviews Sheryl Smolkin about moneyville blog ‘Few would trade health benefits for $10,000 cash”

InterviewJeffAllanShow

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AM 900 CHML Hamilton interviews Sheryl Smolkin about MPs pensions

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Mike Smyth at CKNW radio in Vancouver interviews Sheryl Smolkin about,

“How the CPP Changes Affect You.”

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At Minutes 10:08 – 17:32 of the program

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Manager of the Saskatchewan Pension Plan Katherine Strutt answers questions about recent SPP amendments and how they make the plan a more attractive retirement savings plan for all Canadians.

Katherine Strutt podcast

StruttSPPtranscript

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Barry Gros, a senior actuary and VP at Aon Hewitt answers  questions about the inclusion of “target benefits” in Phase 2 of Ontario Pension Reform.

Barry Gros podcast

Barry Gros transcript


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Paul Litner, a partner and chair of the pension and benefits department at Osler answers questions about proposed amendments to the federal Pension Benefits Standards Act (PBSA) in Bill C-47, and in particular the new “safe harbour” rules.

PaulLitnerpodcast

PaulLitnertranscript

 

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Elizabeth Brown, a pension partner with the law firm of Hicks Morley talks about the significance of the October 2010 unanimous decision of the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in Burke v. Hudson’s Bay Company

ElizBrownpodcast

ElizBrowntranscript

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Ian Markham, Canadian Retirement Innovation Leader with Towers Watson discusses from an employer perspective whether the recent pension reform announcements made by Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan will in fact achieve the balance Professor Arthurs was aiming for in the report of the Ontario Expert Commission on Pensions ,  A Fine Balance, Safe Pensions, Affordable Plans, Fair Rules

Ianmarkhampodcast

Ianmarkhamtranscript

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Ari Kaplan,  a pension partner with Koskie Minsky  discusses from an employee perspective whether the recent pension reform announcements made by Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan will in fact achieve the balance Professor Arthurs was aiming for in the report of the Ontario Expert Commission on Pensions ,  A Fine Balance, Safe Pensions, Affordable Plans, Fair Rules.

Arikaplanpodcast

Arikaplantranscript


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Marilyn Lurz, a Certified Financial Planner and owner of the pension consulting firm Lynmar Associates Limited explains what CAP members need to know in order to plan for a successful retirement

Marilynlurzpodcast

MarilynLurztranscript

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Liz Wright, Senior Consultant and Principal at McDowall Associates discusses salary increase forecasts for Canada in 2010/11.

Lizwrightpodcast

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Keith Ambachtsheer, President of KPA Advisory Services and Director and Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Rotman International Centre for Pension Management discusses whether Canada will still be on the right road to increasing pension coverage and cost-effectiveness if the Duncan/Flaherty proposals for pension reform  become a reality.

Keith Ambachtsheerpodcast

KeithAinterviewtranscript


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Greg Hurst talks about his new business venture, Greg Hurst & Associates that will initially provide specialty expertise in the area of GST/HST as applied to investment plans and registered pension plans.

GregHurstpodcast

Greghurstinterviewtranscript

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Steven Osiel, VP of Total Rewards at Pal Benefits says Ontario pay equity is alive and well, and updates us on what organizations need to do in order to be in compliance with pay equity requirements.

Osielpodcast

StevenOsieltranscript

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Scott Sweatman, a partner in the law firm of Spectrum Law LLP answers the question, “Is the ABC Plan Dead?”

ScottSweatmaninterview

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Wendy Poirier, Director of Towers Watsons’ Canadian Health & Group Benefits Practice talks about the Canadian Rx Coalition

 

 

WendyPoirierInterview2 (transcript)

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Bernard Dussault, former Chief Actuary of the Canada Pension Plan discusses his proposal for CPP reform.

Bernard DussaultInterview2 (transcript)

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Blakes’ Partner Elizabeth Boyd talks about “Employee Life and Health Trusts”

LizBoydInterview (podcast)

ElizBoydInterview2(transcript)

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Tony Williams, a senior actuary and partner at PBI Actuarial Consultants Ltd. explains his firm’s two-tiered prescription for pension reform

TonyWilliamsinterview (podcast)

Tony WilliamsInterview2 (transcript)