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Pensions and Retirement Security

May 11, 2010

'Canadians need real measures, such as pension reform, to improve their economic well-being' - James Clancy.

April 18, 2010

'A secure, enjoyable retirement should be the right earned by workers for decades of contributions to one’s community and Canada’s economy.' - James Clancy.

March 30, 2010

The BCGEU has been working hard with a number of partners to bring pressure to bear on the government on this critical issue facing members.

February 25, 2010

Public sector pensions are paid for by the deferred wages of public employees throughout their careers and private sector workers deserve the same opportunity to protect themselves in retirement.

February 8, 2010

Almost one third of Canadians aged 35-54 expect to be working in their retirement years.

January 14, 2010

Rosy outlook portrayed by Calgary professor does not stand up to research by pension expert Bob Baldwin.

January 7, 2010

Canada's finance ministers are doing Canadians a grave disservice by pretending that no real crisis exists within our failing pension system.

November 11, 2009

NUPGE publishes the first of three reports on ideas that emerged from a series of 26 town hall meetings across the country to assess the way forward from the global economic collapse.

November 11, 2009

'It’s time to consider expansion of our public universal workplace pension plan, the CPP.' - Joan Jessome.

October 8, 2009

'Only 38% of paid workers have workplace pensions.'- Monica Townson.