public sector pensions

Start Pensions changes at the Top

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December 15, 2009
Start Pensions changes at the Top

In the UK there is a review of MP pensions being implemented. Report on cutting MPs’ final salary pension scheme due This is a good place to begin the redesign of our pension system in Canada. It is hard to get stakeholders to make changes that impact them on a personal level. High MP...
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California Pension Dust Up!

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August 9, 2009
California Pension Dust Up!

Last week I wrote Pension Reform In California about pensions reform in California. What happens in California will have an impact on pensions across North America. On Thursday in the Los Angeles Times there was an article called Why did Schwarzenegger bail on pension reform? The article speaks about Schwarzenegger backing out of a...
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Canada promotes double dipping when most governments are eliminating it!

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August 6, 2009
Canada promotes double dipping when most governments are eliminating it!

As the slogan for Red Rose tea says… Only in Canada Eh! Jonathan Chevreau of the Wealthy Boomer and the National Post recently created a video that described how the Canadian government promoted double-dipping to Canadian public sector employees. Phased retirement video This is a scheme that was hatched in the federal budget in...
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Canada’s Public Sector Unions at War with Canadian Taxpayers

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July 6, 2009

I was recently asked to do a series of interviews with the CBC Radio. They asked me to be interviewed on public sector pensions in Canada. The CBC has been sensing a rise in animosity between the private sector and the public sector. They wanted me to discuss this across Canada in several morning...
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