pension reform

Wall Street Journal – Why Public Pensions Are So Rich

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January 4, 2012
Wall Street Journal – Why Public Pensions Are So Rich

    Bob Plamondon is a policy expert and author from Ottawa. He wrote an excellent article today in the Globe and Mail called Look in the mirror, MP’s, before reforming pensions. Andrew Biggs is a leading pension reform expert in the US. I have followed him for sometime and he always has good...
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The harm inflicted by public-sector unions

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December 11, 2011
The harm inflicted by public-sector unions

    Larry MacDonald  | November 22, 2011  – Canadian Business The programs and policies of the welfare state begin with good intentions but ultimately prove naïve. What happens in the real world is that organized groups end up bending the sovereign power of government toward transferring resources to themselves, away from the less organized....
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Gordon Powers, MSN.ca Money reviews – Pension Ponzi

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November 20, 2011
Gordon Powers, MSN.ca Money reviews – Pension Ponzi

  Gordon Powers, MSN.ca  November 19, 2011 The current tax rules on retirement savings have created an unfair disparity between members in guaranteed pension plans and those struggling to save on their own. It seems that some Canadians may be saving a bit too much for retirement, according to a recent report issued by...
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The Rutherford Show

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November 12, 2011
The Rutherford Show

The Rutherford Show – 630 CHED Unions disrupt retirement plans Are public sector unions ruining your retirement? Guest – BILL TUFTS, pension reform expert and co-author of “Pension Ponzi”. Part One – click here to listen (starts in two minutes) Part two – click to listen here        
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Fraser Institute Toronto – Pension Ponzi event

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November 12, 2011

Pension Ponzi: Canada’s Public Sector Problem

Date:November 23, 2011

LocationThe Fifth Grill
225 Richmond Street West
Toronto ON

Event Details / Register

Register for the event here

The Lang and O’Leary Exchange – CBC

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November 12, 2011
The Lang and O’Leary Exchange – CBC

Pension Ponzi! November 8, 2011News > TV Shows > Lang & O’Leary Exchange The latest figures indicate that Canadian membership in pension plans is slowing down. Lang and O’Leary speak with two guests with very different interpretations of the data.                                                              Click here  to see video
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California implements major pension reforms

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October 28, 2011
California implements major pension reforms

The Governor of California, Gerry Brown has gone ahead with pension changes. This despite the fact that he is heavily indebted to unions for his election against billionaire Meg Whitman. It is estimated that unions spent millions to get Brown elected. Ironically one of the big spenders was the California Working Families for Jerry...
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Michael Lewis talks about the moral failure of the Western World

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October 27, 2011

Buy Pension Ponzi Now

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October 27, 2011
Buy Pension Ponzi Now

Click on the book for a direct link to buy – Or ask at your local book store. Product Details Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Wiley (Oct 7 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1118098730 ISBN-13: 978-1118098738
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Market Crash Rips $160 Billion Hole in Public Sector Pensions

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October 4, 2011
Market Crash Rips $160 Billion Hole in Public Sector Pensions

You may or may not have been directly affected by Thursday’s market crash, but you will be picking up part of the tab for the tens of billions in losses suffered by Canada’s public sector pension funds, whether you work in the public sector or not. We give the catastrophic  estimate based on Thursday’s...
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