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Pensions and Retirement Security

August 26, 2008

A new research studyfinds that a standardized international policy on fee disclosure would help pension plan members become better informed consumers of DC plans

August 10, 2008

OPSEU seeks input from members and retirees on how the surplus in the pension plan should be allocated

August 10, 2008

The consideration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues into institutional investment will be major trend over the next five years

Toronto (11 August 2008) -The consideration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues into institutional investment will be one of six major macro trends over the next five years, due to sustainable performance influences and desirability, says a study by Watson Wyatt.

Its ‘Defining Moments’ report says the growth of ESG investing would be predicated on four major trends:

July 30, 2008

SHARE report sheds light on how mutual funds exercise their powerful voting rights to maintain the status quo in corporate Canada

July 23, 2008

More than $900 million loss in investments rocked by the U.S. credit crisis

July 22, 2008

Union presents brief to Nova Scotia Pension Review Panel calling for greater control over employers

July 20, 2008

Regulations to allow the use of letters of credit to secure pension fund solvency deficiencies

July 3, 2008

Only 38.1% of paid workers had a registered pension plans in 2006

June 24, 2008

Damages claimed for Nortel's 'failure to provide to their employees reasonable notice of the changes to the pension plan.'

Ottawa (25 June 2008) – A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of employees of Nortel Networks from across Canada regarding recent changes made to their pension plan. The lawsuit was filed in Ontario Superior Court yesterday by the Ottawa law firm of Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP.

June 22, 2008

The biggest corporate takeover in Canadian history – the purchase of BCE Inc. by a group led by the plan