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News highlights week ending December 18, 2011

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December 19, 2011

Sun TV – Ottawa’s pension problem Finance Committee for the Government of Canada calls for a pension review. Canadian Investment Review recommended books 2011 Financial Post recommended books for christmas Ontario’s debt crisis! – Affects all MUSH Tough Choices Dcumentary: Labour’s Pain – January 8th Op-Ed: Canada’s deflating economy Lorne Gunter: Civil service pensions...
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Newslinks week ending December 4, 2011

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December 6, 2011

CFIB – Lower costs of PRPPs welcome 2012 Year of public sector labour strife Why Not “Occupy” Public Sector Pension Funds? 11 Amazing Facts About Illinois State Pensions: Gov. Jerry Brown calls pensions aponzi scheme Ca. Governor Brown – ‘There’s No Divorce With a Defined-Benefit Pension Plan,’ Can Canada go the way of Greece?...
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Newslinks week ending November 20, 2011

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November 20, 2011

Public pensions must be on the table to solve crisis Pension Ponzi review – Why people are mad about the pension gap IL Gets $1B Surprise as Obligations Jump Dalhousie University pension in trouble The European Debt Crisis in Charts Judge orders release of L.A. County pension data Ontario – Stouffville council ‘gives self’...
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Newslinks – Week of November 12, 2011

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November 12, 2011

Queens whacks fine arts program! Funding gap looms large PENSIONS AT QUEEN’S St John detailed pension reform analysis Rhode Island’s Local Pension Debts twice as big as estimated Pierlot – Why we need a lifetime retirement saving limit Lacey – CTF – cartoon Ohio Unions Deliver Stunning Defeat to Republicans Ontario’s … I mean...
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Pension tension alert!

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November 12, 2011

Posted in Brantford Expositor, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun, Canoe.ca 13 July 2011 By SHARON SINGLETON, QMI AGENCY Canada’s public pension system isn’t fair or sustainable, says the country’s small business association, which is launching a major campaign to highlight what it calls a looming pension crisis. The nation’s public sector workers, which account for...
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Newslinks – September 5, 2011

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September 5, 2011

Get ready to pay billions for hydro pensions – Catherine Swift and Bill Tufts Have public unions failed the public? | Bill Tufts and Lee Fairbanks Political autopilot puts unions on dead-end course Approval of Labor Unions Holds Near Its Low, at 52% Get ready to pay billions for hydro pensions McGill’s non-academic workers...
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Newslinks – August 9, 2011

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August 9, 2011

RI Braces For Wave Of Muni Crises In Wake Of Bankruptcy If we are to survive the looming catastrophe, we need to face the truth FDR’s Letter on public sector unions Canada’s first pension plan to go bankrupt Queeens University pension changes The Pension Puzzle: Ask Bob! Canada’s pension problem affects everyone Pension lessons...
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Newslinks – August 2, 2011

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August 2, 2011

  Freedom 55 is still a possibility for some Central Falls Bankruptcy Driven by Pensions Casts Shadow Over Rhode Island St John – City mulls pension reforms Household debt remains out of control in Canada Millions in a pensions minefield’ says new report Perks cosset our politicians Pooled pension plans could be very simple...
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Newslinks – July 21, 2011

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July 21, 2011

BOB PLAMONDON: Ending the public sector gravy train Retirement The hidden costs of switching to a cheaper pension plan Chevreau on PRPP Why DC pensions can be better than DB Excellent video – Atlanta reforms city pensions TTC union gone wild! Canada in the middle of the PIIGS! SFU pension problems – Slides from...
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Newslinks – July 14, 2011

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July 14, 2011

UK public sector pension deficit revealed as £1.1trillion Nortel pensioners to see average 18% cut in benefits Ont. Teachers’ to bid for increased stakes in Chile water utilities BC Teachers’ demands ludicrous Clark blasts huge pension for BC Ferries CEO David Hahn CUPW: A cautionary tale of union-busting Surprise, Surprise: Pension Cuts Are Legal...
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