pension reform

Fair Pensions For All Urges Ottawa Council to Show Budgetary Restraint

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November 9, 2012
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: The Ottawa City Council is preparing their 2013 budgetary process by holding pre-budget consultations, starting next week. Fair Pensions For All is calling on the City Council to take serious measures to fix the financial problems that exist within the city. Passing the buck and deferring the difficult decisions today puts the future...
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Finance Committee Pre-budget Submission

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November 8, 2012
Finance Committee Pre-budget Submission

    The finance committee sent out a list of issues they would like discuss at the budget hearings. Here are the questions and our responses. You can link to the committee here: House of Commons Finance   Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) Pre-budget consultations 2012 Fair Pensions for All Responses 1.            Economic Recovery...
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Advisor Symposium – Pensions Panel

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November 8, 2012
Advisor Symposium – Pensions Panel

Last week Sue was in attendance at the Advisor Symposium where Bill was on a panel to discuss the current state of pensions in Canada and the discussion focused on the new PRPP. The investment landscape in Canada has become very complicated with all the components that make up the retirement income for most...
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Mark Yamada Confronts a perfect pension storm

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October 28, 2012
Mark Yamada Confronts a perfect pension storm

By Mark Yamada There’s no doubt some things need to change in our pension system. Are pooled retirement pension plans the answer?Is it too late to avert a pension crisis? Governments have been known to rearrange deck chairs as ships take on water. Bill C-25 (41-1), An Act relating to pooled registered pension plans...
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Canadian Taxpayers uncovers big problems with public sector pensions in Saskatoon

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October 28, 2012
Canadian Taxpayers uncovers big problems with public sector pensions in Saskatoon

Group urges action after pension deficit doubles By Jeff Davis, The StarPhoenix The City of Saskatoon’s municipal pension funds ran a deficit of $113 million last year, which the Canadian Taxpayers Federation says threatens to swamp the city’s books with red ink. “The public needs to know that the city of Saskatoon has a...
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Fair Pensions For All issues wake up call to the Public Service

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October 28, 2012
Fair Pensions For All issues wake up call to the Public Service

LONDON: For years the non-partisan group Fair Pensions For All has been raising the alarm over public sector wages, benefits and pensions. The group has continued to prove that our public sector costs are unsustainable and if things don’t change, we could be headed towards catastrophe. However, this crisis can be averted if the...
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Saint John Pension Q&A

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October 16, 2012
Saint John Pension Q&A

In Saint John a stalwart Councillor trying to make pension changes is Susan Fullerton. She wrote a op-ed and a Q&A paper to cover some of the key issues. Here is the piece she wrote that was printed in the Saint John Telegraph Journal. ________________________ Commentary Saint John’s pension: some FAQs Councillor – Susan...
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Gary Doyle discusses Education Reform with Gareth

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October 3, 2012
Gary Doyle discusses Education Reform with Gareth

Here is an important issue that Gareth takes on with Gary Click Here
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Tufts Ont. compared to cash-strapped Calif. on Sun News

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October 3, 2012
Tufts Ont. compared to cash-strapped Calif. on Sun News

 A new study that compares Ontario’s crushing deficit to California’s paints a bleak picture for the economic future of the province. Click Here
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Dave Kudsia on the Jeff Allen Show

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October 3, 2012
Dave Kudsia on the Jeff Allen Show

Hear Dave and Jeff Allen talks about the comparisons between California and Ontario   Click Here
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