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City of St John – Pension Reform Process Explained

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November 13, 2011
City of St John – Pension Reform Process Explained

This report is from the web site of the Mayor of St John “Pension reform is a complicated matter. It cannot be explained in a single sound bite on the radio or by a comment or two in a newspaper article. I would like to thank City Manager, Patrick Woods and Commission of Finance,...
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CFIB – Canada’s Pension Predicament

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November 13, 2011
CFIB –  Canada’s Pension Predicament

CFIB is asking the government to pay attention immediately to Canada’s pension system because it is unfair and unsustainable. Given the overly generous public sector pensions and the continued dwindling of a taxpaying workforce to pay for those pensions, Canadians face a very real crisis. Did you know: Federal public servants pay only 1/3...
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Op-ed: Stock market woes crush public sector pensions

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November 12, 2011

iPOLITICS.CA October 28, 2011 Canada’s underfunded public sector employee pension funds have taken an estimated $73 billion hit this year thanks to continuing stock market declines. Add this to the stock market meltdown of 2008 and a consensus of opinion that investment returns will never compare to those in the 1980s and 1990s and...
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“Unsustainable pension gap growing”

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November 12, 2011

Montreal Gazette July 8, 2011  
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Pensions melting all over the place!!!

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July 8, 2011
Pensions melting all over the place!!!

Hello I am looking for someone who may be interested in helping to volunteer with Fair Pensions For All. I have been  running this blog Since January 2009 and it is becoming more onerous all the time. I have no financial interest the work that has been done to date. The activities of my...
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Cosy benefits at Canada Post

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June 29, 2011
Cosy benefits at Canada Post

The Chronicle Herald printed a letter I sent in response to a previous letter submitted by the Canada Post union local boss. The union letter was called  Profits before people at Canada Post. My letter was titled Cosy benefits at Canada Post: Time for taxpayers to strike. The letter from a Canada Post employee...
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Newslinks – May 21, 2011

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May 21, 2011

Lifeguard pay of $200K riles Calif beach city Strike by Saskatchewan teachers they need 16.3 per cent over 3 years! Windsor Battlelines drawn with city over police wage increases Deadline nearing for negotiations at Canada Post over pensions and benefits Air Canada staff strike deadline over gold-plated pensions CPP Pension Plan assets rose to...
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Working on pension issues

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March 17, 2011
Working on pension issues

I have not had much time to be posting news to my blog. Does someone want a job? It is a very sad week for me as my brothers wife passed away unexpectedly yesterday. She was the mother of 5 boys. May she rest in peace and God be with my brother and his ...
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Net worth continues to climb – but for whom?

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March 14, 2011
Net worth continues to climb – but for whom?

There was an article today in the Globe and Mail that shows that Canadians are still in deep trouble on household debt  Net worth continues to climbWealth in Canada continues to rebound from the great crash.  Overall household net worth increased 2.2 per in the fourth quarter to $6.2-trillion, following on the third quarter’s...
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Landmark Report on Public Sector Pensions

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March 11, 2011
Landmark Report on Public Sector Pensions

In the UK a special report on pensions looking into the sustainability of public sector pensions has been released. Pensions Commission Lord Hutton a former Labor minister in the UK released the report that shows that the current system of public sector employees pensions is not fair to taxpayers or adequate for employees in...
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