Daily Archives: October 28, 2012

Mark Yamada Confronts a perfect pension storm

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October 28, 2012
Mark Yamada Confronts a perfect pension storm

By Mark Yamada There’s no doubt some things need to change in our pension system. Are pooled retirement pension plans the answer?Is it too late to avert a pension crisis? Governments have been known to rearrange deck chairs as ships take on water. Bill C-25 (41-1), An Act relating to pooled registered pension plans...
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Canadian Taxpayers uncovers big problems with public sector pensions in Saskatoon

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October 28, 2012
Canadian Taxpayers uncovers big problems with public sector pensions in Saskatoon

Group urges action after pension deficit doubles By Jeff Davis, The StarPhoenix The City of Saskatoon’s municipal pension funds ran a deficit of $113 million last year, which the Canadian Taxpayers Federation says threatens to swamp the city’s books with red ink. “The public needs to know that the city of Saskatoon has a...
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Fair Pensions For All issues wake up call to the Public Service

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October 28, 2012
Fair Pensions For All issues wake up call to the Public Service

LONDON: For years the non-partisan group Fair Pensions For All has been raising the alarm over public sector wages, benefits and pensions. The group has continued to prove that our public sector costs are unsustainable and if things don’t change, we could be headed towards catastrophe. However, this crisis can be averted if the...
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