pension reform

Tufts previews federal budget expectations

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April 11, 2012
Tufts previews federal budget expectations

Pension expert Bill Tufts analyzes the old-age security changes expected in Thursday’s federal budget. March 29, 2012 17:10 Click here to view video
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CTV – Federal Budget Coverage

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April 11, 2012
CTV – Federal Budget Coverage

Watch coverage of the federal budget. A panel of influential Canadians discuses the budget. See Bill an his response to the lack of announcements about pensions.   Click here to watch video
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Regina – another pension plan in trouble

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April 6, 2012
Regina – another pension plan in trouble

Pensions across the country are melting down. Saint John NB, Montreal and now Regina. Check out the other videos from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
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Quebec budget makes significant pension changes

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March 22, 2012
Quebec budget makes significant pension changes

  Quebec came out with some significant pension policy on their budget yesterday. With the Sunshine List tomorrow and the two budgets next week, it is hectic. Solvency Relief One thing that concerns me is the ease with which government are starting to use solvency relief to solve pension problems rather than develop long...
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Dofasco pension reform

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March 12, 2012
Dofasco pension reform

Today in the Hamilton spectator it was announced that changes are dcoming to the pension and benefits plan at ArcelorMittal Dofasco (AMD). Workers and retirees are being hit with a heavy package of pension and benefits changes. Workers have been told they will all be forced out of the defined benefit pension plan for...
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Excellent analysis from Quebec Droite

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March 2, 2012
Excellent analysis from Quebec Droite

Il est impératif que nous ayons un blogue de bonnes gouvernances de droite au Québec. Depuis des décennies, nos politiciens n’ont fait que distribuer de la richesse, trop souvent à l’avantage des groupes d’intérêts sans en avoir pour autant favoriser la création. Certains sujets, pour stimuler une pensée de bonne gestion économique et donner...
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PRPP’s are on the way

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March 1, 2012
PRPP’s are on the way

. The move towards the new Pooled Registered Pension Plan is progressing. Many groups have been participating in discussions around the design of the new program and have been offering their ideas and suggestions to making the plan work. Some of the more notable websites following PRPP’s are included here: .   PRPP Canada...
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Repairing MP pensions

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January 23, 2012
Repairing MP pensions

    Pension expert Bill Tufts weighs in on MP’s plush pensions and how to fix the system. Click here to see video
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Montreal pension crisis

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January 16, 2012
Montreal pension crisis

The City of Montreal and surrounding suburbs are dealing with a pension crisis. Costs for pensions have risen in Montreal from over $130 million in 2005 to over $600 million today. The mayor has made a firm commitment to create a long term solution to the problem and bring some sanity back to the...
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Pension Ponzi – Buy The Book

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January 6, 2012
Pension Ponzi – Buy The Book

Click Here to Purchase Pension Ponzi Pension Ponzi written by Bill Tufts and Lee Fairbanks was released in the fall of 2011. It is on it’s way to becoming a best seller and has been at the top of its Amazon category lists for the past two months.  
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