Retirees / NUARC | National Union of Public and General Employees

Retirees / NUARC

(National Union Action on Retiree Concerns)

March 11, 2011

Canadians believe they'll work longer than the traditional retirement age of 65, they're less confident about their retirement outlook, and they're concerned about their financial well-being.

March 2, 2011

Canadians 35-54 years of age are the most likely to have withdrawn money from their RRSP

January 17, 2011

“The notion that small businesses will join a PRPP because it’s simpler than existing employee-sponsored options is a bit of pipedream.”

January 12, 2011

Tim Hudak is misleading voters by pretending that an attack on public sector jobs and wages will deal with a financial mess that the financial sector has caused, says James Clancy, NUPGE's national president.

January 10, 2011

“Alberta simply don’t believe that there should be a public response to what they consider to be a private issue. It’s not a view that the government of Nova Scotia shares.

January 7, 2011

The percentage of paid workers covered by a pension plan declined, from 41% in 1998 to 38% in 2008.

December 1, 2010

Expanding the CPP would ultimately save governments money, by making future retirees less financially dependent.

April 20, 2010

“Expanding the CPP would address the issue of coverage, security of benefits, and low cost of administration – all the key objectives of pension reform.”

November 25, 2009

Ottawa (25 November 2009)—Canada’s Old Age Security system needs improvement in order to help ensure the economic security and dignity of Canadians in retirement, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

April 17, 2009

Five million Canadians provide care for their loved ones with long-term health problems.