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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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Another pension crisis… this time at Canada Post

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December 15, 2013
Another pension crisis… this time at Canada Post

Author Bill Tufts discusses a $6.5 billion pension liability at Canada Post and who will fund the pensions. CTV National News – Click Here  
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CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS: BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

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May 31, 2013
CANADA’S CROWN CORPORATIONS: BIGGER BAILOUTS AND DEEPER HOLES

Bill Tufts, founder of Fair Pensions for All, said such “bold” reforms are the only way to wrestle with the mounting pension and employee benefit liabilities that are eating into the operational budgets and front-line services Crown corporations offer Canadians. The organization’s latest report estimates eight of the 48 Crown corporations face nearly $9...
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Public Sector Reform Will Be Tough

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January 13, 2009
Public Sector Reform Will Be Tough

The people, not the public sector, are sovereign – Independent of Ireland At a time when all Canadians are feeling the effects of our current economic situation governments seem reluctant to contribute to our economic recovery. It is not unrealistic to expect that cutbacks, layoffs and salary reductions should be shared by the public...
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