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February 19, 2016

Author of new report forecasts two worrying retirement trends.

By Richard Shillington, Yesterday, iPolitics

As the new Liberal government prepares to table its first budget, the twin challenges of ensuring adequate retirement security and reducing seniors' poverty are coming into sharper focus.

A report published Tuesday by the Broadbent Institute provides new data on seniors' income and retirement savings. It paints a stark picture of worsening poverty and inadequate savings trends, and offers a clear baseline of evidence for government action.

February 26, 2015

"We pay a huge price for those tax cuts through things like user fees, longer wait times in hospitals and higher college or university tuition for our children.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

September 24, 2014

"Our message remains clear. This bill is unnecessary, undemocratic and it undermines labour's relationship with employers. It shouldn't see the light of day." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

June 27, 2014

 As NUPGE President James Clancy puts it in his foreword, “unions promote fairness in the workplace and the economy, they strengthen democracy and they participate in broader social movements for social justice.”