PENSION INVESTMENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA

Since 1977 the Pension Investment Association of Canada (PIAC) has been the forum for Canada’s pension plans to share information and knowledge. PIAC is composed of over 130 of the largest pension plans in the country. Senior professionals employed by PIAC’s member funds are responsible for the oversight and management of over $2 trillion in assets on behalf of millions of Canadians. Our membership includes pension funds of all sizes and types across Canada in both the private and public sectors.


OUR GOALS

INVESTMENT BEST PRACTICES

KNOWLEDGE SHARING

ADVOCACY

GOOD GOVERNANCE


LATEST NEWS



The results of the 2020 PIAC External Manager Survey are now available. The 2020 survey features changes designed to enhance coverage of available asset class and style exposures and to allow for greater analysis of the results. Participation increased dramatically with 1,470 managers listed as compared to 963 in the 2017 survey.



On January 14, 2021, PIAC commented on the federal Consultation Paper “Strengthening Canadians’ Retirement Security”. The seven-page response provided the rationale behind PIAC’s positions in these areas:
- Temporary Relief Measures
- Plan Governance and Administration
- ESG Factors
- Solvency Reserve Accounts
- Variable Payment Life Annuities
- Ministerial Guidelines for DB Plan Sponsors
- Removal of Restrictions on Borrowing

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