333 Bay St, Suite 2400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, Box 20, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1985 (ON)
Peggy McCallum practises exclusively in the area of pensions and employee benefits. Peggy provides advice on all aspects of pension plans, supplemental retirement arrangements, and other employee and post-retirement benefits plans for employers, administrators, service providers, regulators, and government. She also provides specialist support in pension litigation before all levels of courts and tribunals. Peggy has a broad range of experience in the pension sector, including several years as senior legal counsel to the former Pension Commission of Ontario. Peggy was appointed by Colleges Ontario as a member of the Sponsors Committee of the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) Plan from 2004 to 2016. She is a former chair of the Ontario Bar Association pension and benefits section, and is active in the International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association, and the Association of Canadian Pension Management.
Intact Financial Corporation, through a wholly owned subsidiary, completed its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Canadian Direct Insurance Inc. from Canadian Western Bank. The acquisition was financed by IFC exclusively with excess capital. The acquisition enhances IFC’s position in Canada by extending its direct-to-consumer operations from coast to coast.
Postmedia Network Inc. (Postmedia) completed the acquisition of Sun Media Corporation’s (Sun Media) English language newspapers and speciality publications, as well as digital properties including the Sun chain of dailies, consisting of The Toronto Sun, The Ottawa Sun, The Winnipeg Sun, The Calgary Sun and The Edmonton Sun, as well as The London Free Press and the free 24 Hours dailies in Toronto and Vancouver, from Quebecor Media Inc. (the Sun Media Acquisition).