Retirees / NUARC | National Union of Public and General Employees

Retirees / NUARC

(National Union Action on Retiree Concerns)

March 14, 2011

Two thirds cite lack of funds as reason for not making RRSP contribution.

March 14, 2011

Payments under OAS and GIS will rise 0.5 percent.

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Canadians 35-54 years of age are the most likely to have withdrawn money from their RRSP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