Pensions and Retirement Security

21 Jun 2016

“The labour movement has stood tall on this issue, fighting for the dignified retirements of all Canadians. The agreement announced yesterday is a good start, but this campaign is far from over,” says NUPGE National President James Clancy.

06 Jun 2016

The fifth in a series of five NUPGE Pension Basics webinars will examine the growing role of social, environmental and governance factors in pension plan investment.

16 May 2016

The fourth in a series of five NUPGE Pension Basics webinars will explore the legal and regulatory framework governing pension plans in Canada.

25 Apr 2016

The third in a series of five NUPGE Pension Basics webinars will explore the basics of pension investment, investment risks and opportunities and the role of trustees in setting investment policies.

21 Apr 2016

“If [the] government insists on making any changes to this benefit, it would ultimately have to be dealt with through the collective bargaining process.” — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President

14 Apr 2016

The PEI government will examine the "future costs" of the public sector service gratuity — retirement allowance — in its upcoming budget. Workers concerned this could lead to a reduction in benefits to save the province money.

04 Apr 2016

Webinar on pension plan funding and the role of the actuary to take place Friday, April 8.

10 Mar 2016

NUPGE set to deliver first in a series of five Pension Basics webinars.

03 Mar 2016

"The Pension Basics webinars are a part of NUPGE’s ongoing efforts to increase the knowledge base and skill level of our activists in the important area of pensions." — Larry Brown, NUPGE National Secretary-Treasurer

19 Feb 2016

Author of new report forecasts two worrying retirement trends.

By Richard Shillington, Yesterday, iPolitics

As the new Liberal government prepares to table its first budget, the twin challenges of ensuring adequate retirement security and reducing seniors' poverty are coming into sharper focus.

A report published Tuesday by the Broadbent Institute provides new data on seniors' income and retirement savings. It paints a stark picture of worsening poverty and inadequate savings trends, and offers a clear baseline of evidence for government action.

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