Fair Pensions


Pension Crisis Showdown – Who Does it Best?

July 18, 2014
Pension Crisis Showdown – Who Does it Best?

Governments across North America at every level are having a pension crisis.  Very few elected officials are prepared to take the issue public and talk about the extent of the meltdown, it remains hidden from taxpayers. There are two Governors who are willing to meet the problem of pensions head on. In Illinois, Governor...
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Quebec cannot afford its public sector pension plans

July 16, 2014
Quebec cannot afford its public sector pension plans

  Bill Tufts Special to Global News July 7, 2014 2:26 pm The same problems facing Quebec’s public sector pension plans are happening across the rest of Canada too, where governments at all levels are staggered by the cost of funding pensions. In 2002, Canadians contributed $8 billion into the pension plans of public...
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Ontario Pension Plan is Coming – What will it look like?

June 17, 2014
Ontario Pension Plan is Coming – What will it look like?

            Chris Horlacher, fills in as spokesperson for Fair Pensions and talks about what the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan could mean to you. Click to link here  
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Ontario teachers promise a war with taxpayers and Sid is itching to join

June 3, 2014
Ontario teachers promise a war with taxpayers and Sid is itching to join

            We know it is going to be a year of battle with the Ontario teachers. Please read this from the Society for Quality Education. Showdown or Shakedown Sid Ryan the head of CUPE wants to make sure they know he is behind them. Is there a law against...
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Are unions a violation of our Charter of Rights and Freedoms?

June 3, 2014
Are unions a violation of our Charter of Rights and Freedoms?

There is much criticism about the liability that is being imposed on the majority of Canadian taxpayers due to special benefits that have been granted to public sector employees. Most of these employee groups have counterparts in the private sector who do identical work but are not guaranteed the same benefits. This is because...
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Get the Real Story on the Ontario Pension Plan

May 30, 2014
Get the Real Story on the Ontario Pension Plan

The Ontario Pension Plan will be a disaster for Ontario You REALLY need to listen to this discussion as Chris and Redmond discuss the pensions plan and how it fits into the picture of the province’s finances.   Wynne Loses with the ORPP   Please visit Redmond’s website for lots of other great podcasts...
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Ontario Teachers: A Failure According to Wynne Government

May 16, 2014
Ontario Teachers: A Failure According to Wynne Government

Ontario Teachers: A Failure According to Wynne Government Guest Post by Chris Horlacher  Chris is the Vice-Chairman of the Mises Institute of Canada and an advisory board member of the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada. His company website is mycfoweb.ca. In a great essay, Lawrence Reed points out that government’s constant efforts to reform its...
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Newfoundland Pensions Run Out Starting 2021

April 21, 2014
Newfoundland Pensions Run Out Starting 2021

Auditor General Highlights pensions plans will run out of money starting in 2021 A provincial report that went largely unnoticed was the Auditor General’s (AG) 2011 report that gave a clear time line for the province’s pensions running out of money. In his report the, the AG states that the first plan will be...
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Sir Richard Bond Papers – Response

April 10, 2014
Sir Richard Bond Papers – Response

Pensions and the Debt of Newfoundland and Labrador Ed Hollett, in a recent Sir Richard Bond Papers blog on debt, rebuked Sharon Horan, a successful business person and head of the Board of Trade for quoting information produced by the government itself. Debt is a very important issue but unlike most economic issues that are...
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St. John’s Newfoundland and Labrador – Board of Trade Pension Presentation

April 7, 2014
St. John’s Newfoundland and Labrador – Board of Trade Pension Presentation

  Power Point Presentation – Heading for Broke
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