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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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Newfoundland and Labrador pensions… Heading for Broke

March 31, 2014
Newfoundland and Labrador pensions… Heading for Broke

Bill Tufts, was in St. John’s Wednesday to speak with at the St. John’ Board of Trade and while in town met with Generation Screwed at  Memorial University. Click here for the Newfoundland policy Brief – Heading for Broke – PDF Click here for the full report - Heading for Broke – Final Report –...
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A Decade Deeper at the City of Hamilton

February 25, 2014
A Decade Deeper at the City of Hamilton

  Compensation costs are raging out of control at cities cross the country. See here what we found in Hamilton Budget 2014 – Power Point     
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OPP gets 8.55% in one year, Tom Southwick Councillor Asks – WHY SHOULD YOU PAY IT?

February 21, 2014
OPP gets 8.55% in one year, Tom Southwick Councillor Asks – WHY SHOULD YOU PAY IT?

In this time of very limited financial freedom, you, as a tax payer, just gave the OPP an 8.55% wage increase. You may say, “No I didn’t the Ontario Liberal government gave the OPP this raise”, technically true, the Ontario government gave them the raise but it is YOUR MONEY that pays them! This has been known policy for several...
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Open Up The Public Sector To Competitive Bidding

February 21, 2014
Open Up The Public Sector To Competitive Bidding

Open Up The Public Sector To Competitive Billing In order to return Ontario to solvency we have to get public sector spending under control. The Liberal government is quick to claim that we are the lowest per-capita cost in Canada but that’s only because we happen to have 40% of the population of Canada....
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“Heading for Broke – The State of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Pension System”

February 17, 2014
“Heading for Broke – The State of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Pension System”

Luncheon – “Heading for Broke – The State of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Pension System” Come have lunch with Bill Tufts, Canada’s Pension Reform advocate as he discusses the state of pensions in our province and provides us with the insight we need on pension issues. Click to hear our guest speaker discuss pension issues...
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Budget 2014 – Ontario Should Follow by Example

February 12, 2014
Budget 2014  – Ontario Should Follow by Example

 Hear Gareth Neilson’s comments on the Budget     For Immediate Release                                                                                     ...
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Province thinks we’re made of money

February 10, 2014
Province thinks we’re made of money

The CPP is grievous and damaging burden on private sector businesses February 10, 2014 - The talk about a new Ontario pension tax is very disturbing because the CPP tax at 9.9% is already a grievous and damaging burden on private sector businesses, which as you know, essentially pay for everything. Every dollar given...
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