Summary of Meetings: Pensions & Benefits Law
Number of Meetings Held:2
May 13, 2021
Registration Count: 25
Guest Speaker: Allison Tremblay, Partner, Victory Square Law Office LLP Jitesh Mistry, General Counsel, BC Government and Service Employees' Union
Meeting Title/Topic: Ensuring Pension and Benefit Plans are Inclusive of LGBTQIA2S+ Members
Synopsis: The design and administration of pension and benefit plans often pre-date the emergence of the LGBTQIA2S+ community. This presentation provided an outline of what steps plans, their trustees and advisors should take to ensure they are responsive to the issues facing these members.
June 24, 2021
Registration Count: 77
Guest Speaker: Colin Galinski, Galinski Law Jacqueline McQueen, Aaron Gordon Daykin Nordlinger LLP Beatrice McCutcheon, Cook Roberts LLP
Meeting Title/Topic: BCLI Report on Pension Division: A Review of Part 6 of the Family Law Act / Section Elections
Synopsis: Committee Chair Colin Galinski, and Committee members Jacqueline McQueen and Beatrice McCutcheon provided an overview of the Report and discuss a number of specific recommendations.