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Will Pensions Bankrupt Newfoundland?

July 10, 2016
Will Pensions Bankrupt Newfoundland?

  NL Could Be First Province to Declare Bankruptcy: Bill Tufts Wednesday , May 18 2016 VOCM Radio  A warning today that Newfoundland and Labrador could be the first province in Canada to declare bankruptcy. The prediction comes from Bill Tufts, the founder of the group Fair Pensions For All. Tufts says the province’s fiscal situation is dire,...
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Some Pension Numbers

July 10, 2016
Some Pension Numbers

HOW BIG IS IT? A discussion on pensions is always hard because the numbers are so abstract. It is this difficulty to understand the size of the numbers that has allowed the public sector to create so much wealth for themselves. Pension Ponzi the book we wrote had this to say about pensions This...
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Teachers – Are they in it for the kids?

July 10, 2016
Teachers – Are they in it for the kids?

Teachers respond in droves: Key points left unchallenged or challenged without merit   National Post Howard Levitt Howard has written several articles covering the teacher compensation and pension issues Here is one you should read http://business.financialpost.com/executive/management-hr/teachers-respond-in-drove-key-points-left-unchallenged-or-challenged-without-merit
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Canada Pension Fund Managers Highest paid in World – Pension pay dilemma becomes acute

February 8, 2015
Canada Pension Fund Managers Highest paid in World  – Pension pay dilemma becomes acute

  Financial Times -0 UK February 8, 2015 1:57 am Quote: Bill Tufts, founder of Fair Pensions for All, a Canadian organisation that campaigns on public sector pension and compensation issues, says: “It is kind of ironic for these pension plans to call out against obscene compensation in corporations and criticise their chief executives,...
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Senate presentation on the CBC Pension

December 4, 2014
Senate presentation on the CBC Pension

We were invested to testify by the Senate  Communications and Transportation Committee who are looking into the financial sustainability of the CBC. Bill Tufts was in attendance with Gene Dziadyk actuarial consultant and principal of   Avenue D Consulting Company Below is a transcript of the opening address of our presentation to the Senate Committee....
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Newfoundland’s $10 Billion Pension Bailout – Media Release

December 1, 2014
Newfoundland’s $10 Billion Pension Bailout – Media Release

Newfoundland’s $ 10 Billion Bailout for Government Employee Pensions FOR RELEASE: December 1, 2014 The Province of Newfoundland and Labrador recently announced that its pension crisis is solved, and that it’s on the path to good health. Fair Pensions for All and Mises Canada decided to investigate and were alarmed at what they found....
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Regina’s Pension Mess – How a $200M shortfall became $ 1 Billion

November 28, 2014
Regina’s Pension Mess – How a $200M shortfall became $ 1 Billion

Regina’s Pension Mess The City of Regina recently announced they had fixed the city’s pension. We investigated and it was another plan that kicks the can onto Generation Screwed. Colin Craig the Prairies Director has worked diligently to bring the pension crisis to the attention of governments. We have followed the Regina pension for...
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Atlantic Pension Battle – Maritime Noon CBC

November 26, 2014
Atlantic Pension Battle – Maritime Noon CBC

    Bill Tufts discusses Pension Envy, the gap between the public sector employee and the average taxpayer. Also the bankruptcy of Springhill Nova Scotia because of their city pensions. The episode was scheduled the week before but on Friday it came out that Springhill plan had pushed the city into financial insolvency. Towns...
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Its Big Pay in the Public Sector on your Tax $$$

September 6, 2014
Its Big Pay in the Public Sector on your Tax $$$

    Check out this video our at our sister site, Working Canadians Public sector workers are taking up most of the top 10% of earners in Canada. Is this throwing our economy out of balance? View the video here… Big public sector pay    
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More Montreal Pension Chats with Tommy Schmacher

September 6, 2014

Big changes are needed to make municipal pensions work  
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