Pension super-priority bill becoming law following Senate vote

By Gideon Scanlon Source: Benefits Canada A bill that provides super-priority to defined benefit pension plan members during plan windups or employer bankruptcies has been passed by the Senate and will become law. “Now that C-228 has passed, it is up to the government to schedule it for royal assent and then to incorporate it into the [Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act] and [the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act],” said Mike Powell, president of the Canadian Federation of Pensioners, an organization [...]