ONE Investment Launches first Joint Investment Board for Municipalities in Ontario
ONE Investment is pleased to launch Ontario’s first Joint Investment Board (JIB) to manage municipal investments under the Prudent Investor Standard. This milestone ushers in a new era for greater choice, and potentially better returns, on municipal investments for the sector. ONE worked closely with the six Founding Municipalities to shape the Prudent Investor solution and tailor it specifically to the needs of Ontario’s municipal sector.
The Quest Continues to Full Producer Responsibility – But What does it Mean?
The technical term the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks uses is “transition to full producer responsibility of the Blue Box program”. But you might be wondering – and understandably so – “what does that actually mean?”
LAS Natural Gas Program Update
The LAS Natural Gas Program price is currently set at 9.4 ¢/m³ for the Nov 19-Oct 20 contract year. Even with the recent bump up in future natural gas prices as a result of COVID-19 and the global oil collapse, based on the hedges currently in place, the LAS program is still well positioned to recognize relatively flat year over year pricing for the coming years.
Now is the Perfect Time to Review Your Employee Group Benefits Plan
Employee group benefits plans are an important part of any employee’s compensation package. That is true from the perspective of both the employee and the employer. Whether it is for vision or dental care, prescription drugs, or disability coverage, many people rely on their group benefits coverage to keep them in tiptop shape.
The Pollinators - A Superhero Story
Over the next few months we can expect more sunshine and warmth, longer days and shorter nights, and bugs – many, many bugs. I believe the most crucial of the bug world are the pollinators (and good thing for my arachnophobia, they do not include spiders).
COVID-19 – What it Means for AMO and LAS
With the Premier declaring a state of emergency in Ontario COVID-19 has changed the focus in Ontario. As people across Ontario are adapting to this temporary change in daily life, we wanted to provide a quick update to let you know how AMO/LAS will be continuing our work in coming the weeks.