pension reform

Fair Pensions Wades in on Montreal Pension War

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September 6, 2014
Fair Pensions Wades in on Montreal Pension War

  Opinion: Fundamental changes are needed to municipal pensions By Bill Tufts, Special to The Montreal Gazette August 19, 2014 MONTREAL — Bill 3 hearings begin Wednesday (Aug. 20), and the municipal-pension protests can be expected to continue. However, an analysis of the pension situation shows that the current system just is not feasible....
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Quebec cannot afford its public sector pension plans

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July 16, 2014
Quebec cannot afford its public sector pension plans

  Bill Tufts Special to Global News July 7, 2014 2:26 pm The same problems facing Quebec’s public sector pension plans are happening across the rest of Canada too, where governments at all levels are staggered by the cost of funding pensions. In 2002, Canadians contributed $8 billion into the pension plans of public...
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Ontario Pension Plan is Coming – What will it look like?

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June 17, 2014
Ontario Pension Plan is Coming – What will it look like?

            Chris Horlacher, fills in as spokesperson for Fair Pensions and talks about what the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan could mean to you. Click to link here  
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Ontario teachers promise a war with taxpayers and Sid is itching to join

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June 3, 2014
Ontario teachers promise a war with taxpayers and Sid is itching to join

            We know it is going to be a year of battle with the Ontario teachers. Please read this from the Society for Quality Education. Showdown or Shakedown Sid Ryan the head of CUPE wants to make sure they know he is behind them. Is there a law against...
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Are unions a violation of our Charter of Rights and Freedoms?

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June 3, 2014
Are unions a violation of our Charter of Rights and Freedoms?

There is much criticism about the liability that is being imposed on the majority of Canadian taxpayers due to special benefits that have been granted to public sector employees. Most of these employee groups have counterparts in the private sector who do identical work but are not guaranteed the same benefits. This is because...
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Get the Real Story on the Ontario Pension Plan

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May 30, 2014
Get the Real Story on the Ontario Pension Plan

The Ontario Pension Plan will be a disaster for Ontario You REALLY need to listen to this discussion as Chris and Redmond discuss the pensions plan and how it fits into the picture of the province’s finances.   Wynne Loses with the ORPP   Please visit Redmond’s website for lots of other great podcasts...
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Ontario Teachers: A Failure According to Wynne Government

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May 16, 2014
Ontario Teachers: A Failure According to Wynne Government

Ontario Teachers: A Failure According to Wynne Government Guest Post by Chris Horlacher  Chris is the Vice-Chairman of the Mises Institute of Canada and an advisory board member of the Bitcoin Alliance of Canada. His company website is mycfoweb.ca. In a great essay, Lawrence Reed points out that government’s constant efforts to reform its...
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Newfoundland Pensions Run Out Starting 2021

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April 21, 2014
Newfoundland Pensions Run Out Starting 2021

Auditor General Highlights pensions plans will run out of money starting in 2021 A provincial report that went largely unnoticed was the Auditor General’s (AG) 2011 report that gave a clear time line for the province’s pensions running out of money. In his report the, the AG states that the first plan will be...
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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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