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NEWS from Richardson Lab EVENTS

Monthly Pension Update: January 2018

Posted 2018 March 07

Pension Plan Fund rate 5.99% through January 2018 (5/12 months)

Positive returns in global equity markets offset losses in both Canadian equity and bond markets, resulting in a solid return of 1.0% (net of fees) in January. Overall performance was also positive -- returns were 48 basis points (0.48%) above the Fund's benchmark return for the month and 299 basis points (2.99%) above benchmark for the 12-month period ending January 31, 2018.

The net return after the first five months of the plan year stands at 5.9901% (September 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018). For additional detail, please see the new monthly report on Fund performance prepared by Investment Services.

Note that the current fund rate, which is calculated monthly based on reports from both our managers and the Plan's trustee, is now used to determine final values for members who decide to initiate pension benefit payments as well as for those who elect to transfer their account balances following termination or retirement. Active and deferred member balances are updated once each year based on the fund rate of return following our year-end of August 31.

For more information, please contact the Pensions Services unit of the Department of Human Resources.


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Saturday, 17 March 2018 12:36 am events
2018 March 2nd - The Departmental Library - Richardson Lab Room 306C - goes out of service. The room has been emptied and was painted on Monday March 12th.

Monday March 19
8:30-9:30 Autopsy Conference - NOT scheduled this week
1:00-2:00 Hematopathology Review Autopsy Conference Rm.

Tuesday 2018 March 20
9:00-10:00 Neuropathology Conference - NOT scheduled this week
9:30-10:20 Path 310 - Walter Light Auditorium - Dr. Rossiter
2:00-3:00 GI & Liver Conference - NOT scheduled this week
4:00-5:00 Path 830/930 Dept Research Seminar - Richardson Lab Amphitheatre - Paola Nasute Fauerbach - MSc Candidate - "Understanding tumor growth pattern and multimodality imaging integration in Breast-Conserving Surgery (BCS)"

Wednesday 2018 March 21
No Resident academic half day due to USCAP
08:30-11:20 Path 430/826 - Richardson Lab Room 101 - Drs. Nicol & Manduch

Thursday 2018 March 22
8:30-9:20 Path 310 - Walter Light Auditorium - Dr. Feilotter
11:30-2:20 Canc 440 - Botterell Hall Room B148 - Drs. Izard & Cole
11:30-12:30 Grand Round - NOT scheduled this week

Friday 2018 March 23
9:00-9:30 Gross Rounds - NOT scheduled this week
10:30-11:20 Path 310 - Walter Light Auditorium - ILM2 - Dr. Hough
1:30-2:30 Hematopathology Morphology Round - Autopsy Conference Rm.