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Retirees / NUARC

(National Union Action on Retiree Concerns)

May 16, 2016

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

April 25, 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.

April 4, 2016

Changes proposed in budget would have seen drug costs increase for many seniors.

April 4, 2016

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

March 17, 2016

Spending plan will also invest heavily in "unsexy" infrastructure projects.

March 10, 2016

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

March 3, 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

March 2, 2016

 

The ink is barely dry on last week’s Ontario budget and already Premier Kathleen Wynne is conceding the possibility that her government didn’t “get it right” on the sensitive issue of prescription drugs for seniors.

She’s correct: making most seniors pay more for their prescriptions is a wrong-headed approach and the sooner the government backs away from it, the better.

It’s the biggest flaw in what was generally a well-crafted budget, considering Ontario’s difficult financial situation.

January 28, 2016

Three out of five health authorities are providing fewer hours of home support, while the seniors' population is growing in four out of their five areas.

December 21, 2015

"The federal government has a major role to play in combating seniors' poverty in the most effective way — by increasing the benefits to the CPP." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President