Monthly Archives: May 2013

Kathryn May, Ottawa Citizen – ‘Bold’ reforms needed

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May 31, 2013
Kathryn May, Ottawa Citizen –     ‘Bold’ reforms needed

 ‘Bold’ reforms needed to bring Crown corporation costs down To read the article Click Here The Conservative government’s plans to control collective bargaining at Canada’s Crown corporations won’t bring employee compensation in line with the private sector unless it forces tough changes like caps on pensions, higher contribution rates and the phase-out of defined...
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Crown corporations discussion with Anita Sharma

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May 31, 2013
Crown corporations discussion with Anita Sharma

  Bill Tufts of Fair Pensions For All joins Anita Sharma to discuss the high price Canadians pay for Crown corporation pensions.   Click here to see the interview
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CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS: BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

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May 31, 2013
CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS: BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

Bill Tufts, founder of Fair Pensions for All, said such “bold” reforms are the only way to wrestle with the mounting pension and employee benefit liabilities that are eating into the operational budgets and front-line services Crown corporations offer Canadians. The organization’s latest report estimates eight of the 48 Crown corporations face nearly $9...
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CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS: BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

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May 22, 2013
CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS:  BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

      Fair Pensions For All will be appearing before the Finance Committee to discuss the current move by the government to reign in costs at crown corporations. They will be presenting a report called “Bigger Bailouts and Deeper Holes” You can see the presentation live here at 8:45 AM on Thursday May...
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New Brunswick Pension Wars

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May 6, 2013
New Brunswick Pension Wars

        In New Brunswick the province tried to implement a new Shared Risk pension solutions. It was faulty from the start and we have strong  criticisms of the approach used to implement it. Now it seems the province’s seniors are in agreement with our position. Here are two articles we wrote...
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