pension reform

OMERS Commentary

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July 17, 2012
OMERS Commentary

We are pursuing the OMERS pension review process. It has come to our attention that there are no cities that have submitted proposals to the Review. We urge your to contact your local politicians and bring them up to date! Here is our perspective on the Review and why it is important that cities...
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OMERS Pension Review

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July 7, 2012
OMERS Pension Review

OMERS is the pension plan for most city and municipal employees in the Province of Ontario. When major changes were made to the OMERS pension plan, the Act set out that: “Under the OMERS Review Act, 2006 the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing is required to ensure the appointment of a person to...
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The Todd Veinotte Show

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June 7, 2012

 

 

One of my favorite radio hosts from the Maritimes is Todd. This week he was away and his show was hosted by Rick Mantle. They love talking pensions especially with the problems in St. John

Click here to listen – Todd Veinotte Show – June 7 2012

 

Private sector pension crisis threatens all Canadians

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June 5, 2012

The Calgary Beacon Online News May 23, 2012 Much is being said about Canada’s crushing public sector pension debt, now estimated to be more than $300 billion. Few Canadians, however, realize the potential additional cost to taxpayers of the collapse of the remaining private sector defined – as in guaranteed – benefit (DB) plans....
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Be it resolved that Canadians are Incapable of Preparing for their Retirement Needs

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June 5, 2012
Be it resolved that Canadians are Incapable of Preparing for their Retirement Needs

We don’t need to fix something that’s not broken.” - HOOPP President & CEO Jim Keohane  by ARIA staff May 31, 2012 - The great debate on retirement – can Canadians save enough on their own – came to the University of Toronto’s Hart House May 30. Before a packed crowd of experts featuring executives from...
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Financial Planner – SueRicketts.com

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June 5, 2012
Financial Planner  – SueRicketts.com

Financial Tips From Sue If you don’t read another book this year, make sure you read this one! Do you wonder why some years back California was going bankrupt? Do you wonder why all those European countries are defaulting on loans and scaring the stock-markets all to hell? This is the book which explains...
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When Pensions “Go Ponzi”

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June 5, 2012
When Pensions “Go Ponzi”

May 5, 2012 HAMILTON:Public sector employers faced with escalating pension costs are increasingly closing Defined Benefit (DB) pension plans to new employees, and enrolling them in Defined Contribution (DC) pension plans, cutting off the flow of new money into the DB plans. Faced with having to pay all future benefits from the existing assets...
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The Tommy Schnurmacher Show – CJAD 800 Montreal

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April 27, 2012
The Tommy Schnurmacher Show – CJAD 800 Montreal

  Bill Tufts wants you to know who’s pension plan you’re paying for – April 18   Click here to hear interview  
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CBC Pension Ponzi

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April 16, 2012
CBC Pension Ponzi

  The cost of propping up the CBC pension plan TORONTO, ON, Apr. 14, 2012/ Troy Media/ – The federal government recently announced cuts to the CBC budget of $27.8 million this year increasing to $115 million by 2014-15. The CBC budget for 2011 was $1.1 billion. These cuts, however, pale in comparison to...
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Fairbanks on CHML radio

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April 11, 2012
Fairbanks on CHML radio

Listen as Lee discusses the Pension Ponzi with Scott Thompson       Scott Thompson – 032712 – Hour 3      
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