Monthly Archives: March 2009

Pension Battle Continues in St John

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March 31, 2009
Pension Battle Continues in St John

From the St John Telegraph The pension battle continues in St John, New Brunswick. It is one of the first of it’s kind in Canada and may be the precedent case for public sector pensions across Country. These plans are broke but no one wants to admit it, least of all those who are...
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Pension Reform in Canada

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March 26, 2009
Pension Reform in Canada

It is apparent that the current pension system that we have in North America does not work and needs to be rebuilt. In the United States many Governors and business organizations have taken on the task of examining what went wrong with our public sector pensions and what needs to be done to reform...
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The True Value of Pensions

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March 21, 2009

Today I was at the Farmer’s Market in Hamilton for my usual weekly shopping. Outside the Federal Building I came a cross a large protest by the local USW union protesting for protection for pensions. They have a right to be concerned about their pensions and the security of these pensions. I am not...
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The end of part one

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March 7, 2009
The end of part one

Over the past several years as part of my business I have watched the problem of public sector pensions. The problem has grown much more serious, painful and acute in just the last year. In the early days of media and general public recognition of the public sector pension problem very few commentators discussed...
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