Our Picks to Upgrade Your Winter Hat Game for Every Situation

first_img We Found the Best Merino Wool Socks After One Year of Testing 14 Scandinavian Clothing Brands You Need to Know An Honest Review of Smartwool’s New Intraknit Base Layer Your winter hat game needs an upgrade — like, to one of the best men’s winter hats specifically. There are all kinds of styles out there to top off your ensemble, from the classic (and winter-friendly) fedora to a durable beanie cap to a stylish flatcap. We’ve picked out a few of our favorites below, each of which can team with winter style essentials that you already know, love and consistently wear — how about that? Shop away, and don’t forget to throw on one of these beauties the next time you leave the house.Topo Designs Merino Wool Beanie – $45What’s perhaps the number one hat you need in your wardrobe (and on your head) this winter? A dependably made beanie cap, one that simply gets the job done. The Topo Designs Merino Wool Beanie is your answer — no messing around with this piece, assuredly one of the best men’s winter hats out there. See ItGoorin Bros. Dutch Ellsworth Fedora Hat – $160Does your winter ensemble deserve something a little more tailored? Something a little more old-school cool and refined? The Dutch Ellsworth Fedora Hat, while not for everyone, is absolutely the right pick — wear it with a herringbone topcoat and a navy flannel suit for style that blends the throwback and the current.See ItKangol Wool Flexfit Hat – $40Kangol has been making instantly recognizable classic hats year after year without fail — the timeless, easy-to-wear Wool Flexfit Hat would look right at home with everything from a denim jacket and a henley to a shawl collar cardigan, slim chinos and beat-up leather boots. It’s a classic that’s right at home on any list of the best men’s winter hats. See ItEbbets Field Flannels for J. Crew Brooklyn Eagles Ballcap – $50You can still keep your trusty ballcap around for the winter months, especially if it’s a vintage-inspired number that’s easy to style with everything from a topcoat and jeans to a crewneck sweater and slim joggers (don’t forget leather sneakers). Does a ballcap deserve to sit on this list of best men’s winter hats? It sure does. See ItAmerican Trench Cable Knit Cashmere Beanie – $110When you want to go really luxe with your winter headwear — as in, the type of option you could even wear with as a complement to a blazer and chinos — this reliable, well-made (and yes, pricey) cable knit cashmere beanie offers texture, visual interest and sharp looks. See It Editors’ Recommendations 9 Socially Conscious Sweaters for Cozying Up in Comfort This Fall How to Transition Your Wardrobe to Fall last_img read more

Pension Benefits Act Coming into Effect

first_img increase transparency and access to information for plan members and pensioners update benefit standards to correspond with requirements in other jurisdictions enhance regulatory oversight improve plan administration introduce flexibility to allow for new plan design clarify funding rules The updated Pension Benefits Act will come into effect June 1, to increase transparency and access to information for plan members and pensioners. “This will modernize Nova Scotia’s pension plan regulatory framework, with the new regulations giving full effect to new forms of pension plans, such as jointly sponsored pension plans,” said Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen. “The regulations have been updated to harmonize with requirements in other jurisdictions across Canada.” The new Pension Benefits Act and regulations will: The Pension Benefits Act was passed in December 2011, but had not been brought into effect, as new regulations needed to be developed. The regulations, along with the act, will streamline the pension-plan structure. Public consultation took place in 2012 and 2013, leading to a number of amendments to address issues raised. This included a pension review panel report that advised on needed reforms, as well as feedback from a discussion paper on legislative and regulatory proposals in March 2010. Changes in Ontario and other provinces were reviewed to help draft the 2011 act and the new regulations. Before 2011, the last overhaul of the Pension Benefits Act was in 1988, with a number of funding changes made since then.last_img read more