'There will be a major human and economic cost if deficits are eliminated before a real recovery has been achieved.' - Andrew Jackson.
Retirees / NUARC
(National Union Action on Retiree Concerns)
- See also Pensions and Retirement Security
"Dwight Duncan is cutting almost $5 billion in corporate taxes in the next three years despite Ontario having one of the lowest tax rates in the industrialized world." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
'We're a 130,000 member union and we are also working together with other unions to make sure our message is heard.'
BC Health Coalition calls on province to reverse its directive requiring health authorities to charge fees to patients who need hospital care to recover from illness or injury.
Alberta government increasing long-term care fees by three per cent. A seniors advocate says the increase is "unconscionable."
Eye-opening website lets employees see the annual cumulative losses a public sector freeze will mean to their personal purchasing power.
'The Harper government’s priorities are dead wrong.' - NUPGE president James Clancy.
'This poll confirms what we’ve long known.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.
Elimination of two-for-one pre-sentencing credits will add 160 days to two years to the costs of keeping federal inmates behind bars.
Brief calls for higher CPP and GIS benefits and a national pension insurance program.