Daily Archives: January 10, 2012

Courage is needed to tackle far-too-generous pensions

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January 10, 2012
Courage is needed to tackle far-too-generous pensions

      Montreal Gazette – By BILL TUFTS and LEE FAIRBANKS, January 7, 2012 The Gazette has told its readers that one of the biggest fiscal challenges facing Quebec in the new year is the high cost of municipal employees’ pensions (“It’s time to take action on municipal pensions,” Editorial, Dec. 30). The...
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John Ivison: Public pensions a fat target for Conservatives

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January 10, 2012
John Ivison: Public pensions a fat target for Conservatives

John Ivison – Jan 5, 2012 The Harper government is said to be considering a restructuring of federal civil service pensions in the upcoming budget — reforms that could save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars a year. Specifics are thin, and any reforms would face legal and legislative barriers. But sources say there...
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Pension troubles in store for retired workers as plans across Canada face deficits

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January 10, 2012
Pension troubles in store for retired workers as plans across Canada face deficits

Kenyon Wallace Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, Published On Mon Jan 09 2012 When Ellen Sargent took a job as a purchaser with the City of Saint John in New Brunswick 26 years ago, she didn’t expect that living below the poverty line when she retired would become a possibility. Like most municipal employees across...
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Prichard’s pension crisis may come to you

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January 10, 2012


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