Fair Pensions


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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Fair Pensions Wades in on Montreal Pension War

September 6, 2014
Fair Pensions Wades in on Montreal Pension War

  Opinion: Fundamental changes are needed to municipal pensions By Bill Tufts, Special to The Montreal Gazette August 19, 2014 MONTREAL — Bill 3 hearings begin Wednesday (Aug. 20), and the municipal-pension protests can be expected to continue. However, an analysis of the pension situation shows that the current system just is not feasible....
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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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