pension crisis

St. John’s Newfoundland and Labrador – Board of Trade Pension Presentation

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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

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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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Open Up The Public Sector To Competitive Bidding

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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”

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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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Get ready to pay billions for hydro pensions

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January 18, 2014
Get ready to pay billions for hydro pensions

Think hydro rates are outrageous now? By Catherine Swift and Bill Tufts Wonder why Ontario hydro rates are so high? There are many reasons for soaring electricity rates, but one that hasn’t received anywhere near enough attention is the very lavish pay and benefits of the hydro utilities’ staff. Recently, there has been quite...
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City of London budget

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January 11, 2014
City of London budget

  The 2014 city budget now calls for a 3.1% tax hike. This is 300% over the current .9% rate of inflation. Over the long term, costs are out of control at the city You can read the whole report here or look below for the highlights. London A Decade Deeper 2002-2012 Here is...
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Another pension crisis… this time at Canada Post

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December 15, 2013
Another pension crisis… this time at Canada Post

Author Bill Tufts discusses a $6.5 billion pension liability at Canada Post and who will fund the pensions. CTV National News – Click Here  
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Guelph Pension Crisis…. Who us Worry??? Nah taxpayers have it covered!

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September 13, 2013

  The pension funds at the U of Guelph  have been in terrible shape for some time. It has continued to get worse as management does nothing to solve the problem. Of course senior management gets the biggest and juiciest pensions of all. There is no way out of the pension catastrophe without major...
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CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS: BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

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May 22, 2013
CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS:  BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

      Fair Pensions For All will be appearing before the Finance Committee to discuss the current move by the government to reign in costs at crown corporations. They will be presenting a report called “Bigger Bailouts and Deeper Holes” You can see the presentation live here at 8:45 AM on Thursday May...
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New Brunswick Pension Wars

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May 6, 2013
New Brunswick Pension Wars

        In New Brunswick the province tried to implement a new Shared Risk pension solutions. It was faulty from the start and we have strong  criticisms of the approach used to implement it. Now it seems the province’s seniors are in agreement with our position. Here are two articles we wrote...
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