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Pensions and Retirement Security

December 13, 2010

'I'm pleased Minister Sheridan believes that its time to increase benefits under the CPP.' - Shelley Ward.

September 20, 2010

Brief calls for higher CPP and GIS benefits and a national pension insurance program.

September 16, 2010

Quebec also 'lukewarm' to national pension reforms under consideration by Canada's finance ministers.

September 13, 2010

'No decisions have been taken yet to reduce any benefit or increase contributions.'

September 12, 2010

Toronto pension lawyer says precedent set by court could affect retirees depending on other financially stressed pension funds across Canada.

September 9, 2010

Judge hearing case filed by employees' pension committee castigates province for delaying action on pension plan shortfall.

September 8, 2010

'Hanging in the balance of the decision is whether the committee or the government has the authority to devise the plan to insure security and long term solvency.'

September 7, 2010

Legislation introduced by President Nicolas Sarkozy to raise the eligible age for minimum pensions to 62 from 60 and for full pensions to 67 from 65.

August 25, 2010

Maximum coverage of $1,000 a month when company pensions fail falls far short of recommended $2,500 level of support.

August 17, 2010

Agreement to distribute $22.5 million in proceeds arising from the demutualization of certain insurance policies.