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Pensions and Retirement Security

June 25, 2010

Polling data contradict CFIB claims that small businesses oppose Canada Pension Plan reform

June 11, 2010

Canadian pension funds increase in value by 2.5 percent in fourth quarter of 2009

May 27, 2010

Bill C-501 would grant pension plans secured status during corporate restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings.

May 25, 2010

The rate of participation in pension plans increased slightly for women, while men registered a small decline.

May 25, 2010

“These huge cuts target low-income Greeks and those most vulnerable such as women”

May 21, 2010

“Workers need access to low-cost, well-managed additional pension arrangements to achieve their retirement goals.”

May 21, 2010

CPP Fund Totals $127.6 Billion at 2010 Fiscal Year-End

May 13, 2010

Major changes include immediate vesting of pension benefits and allowing pension surplus to increase to 25 percent.

Ottawa (13 May 2010) – A series of proposed changes to the legislation governing federally-registered pension plans, the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 (PBSA) are winding its way through Parliament. The changes are part of omnibus legislation known as Bill C-9, an Act to implement certain provisions of the 2010 federal budget tabled in Parliament back in March.

April 27, 2010

Changes permit joint trusteeship of the plan in the future

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.”