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Pensions and Retirement Security

December 2, 2008

In his widely criticized fiscal update on November 27, federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty proposed that federally regulated pension plans will have twice as much time—10 years instead of five—required for solvency payments.

November 24, 2008

Economic downturn may persuade older workers to delay full retirement

October 22, 2008

Panel calling for a new province-wide pension plan administered by an independent agency

October 22, 2008

Government to create province-wide DC plan

October 19, 2008

The value of Canadian pension plans suffered the largest quarterly decline in a decade as the credit crisis caused equity markets around the world to drop.

October 7, 2008

While many Canadian employers face retirement levels of 20% or more over the next five years, most admit that they are not fully prepared to deal with this important issue.

September 30, 2008

Canadians have lost more than 80 billion dollars since March 31

September 24, 2008

New Study Says Mainstream Investors are Assessing Labor and Human Rights Sustainability Risks for the First Time

September 17, 2008

DB plans can deliver the same retirement income at 46% lower cost than DC plans

September 13, 2008

CPP Fund valued at $127.7 billion as of June 30, 2008