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Pensions and Retirement Security

June 5, 2008

Increase is 0.7 percent over the previous quarter

Ottawa (6 June 2008) —Human Resources and Social Development Canada today announced the latest benefit rates for Old Age Security (OAS).

June 2, 2008

Head of Ontario Teachers Pension Plan calls for National Pension Reform Summit

May 29, 2008

Tthe ability of Canadians to put away adequate retirement savings is in jeopardy: C.D. Howe Institute proposes "a practical solution to the problem" – the Canada Supplementary Pension Plan

Toronto (30 May 2008) – Shortcomings in workplace pensions and individual retirement saving plans mean millions of Canadians face large declines in living standards when they retire. The answer, according to the C.D. Howe Institute is a major new supplementary pension plan for Canadians.

May 27, 2008

France's government wants to extend the period of pension contributions from 40 to 41 years.

May 22, 2008

The biggest corporate takeover in Canadian history hits a roadblock

May 11, 2008

Retirements have been increasing rapidly in the federal public service as the leading edge of the baby boom generation calls it quits

May 7, 2008

Many of the DC plans and RRSPs available to Canadians 'will not contribute meaningfully to an adequate retirement income'

May 1, 2008

Plan sponsors will be required to fully fund any deficits on wind up

April 27, 2008

While pension risk continues to be a 'hot button' issue for many organizations, a recent  survey reveals that many Canadian CFOs are less likely to see the situation as a long-term crisis

April 15, 2008

OPTrust pension plan expected to soon eliminate the Plan’s current funding deficit and have a surplus, based on double-digit returns from 2003 to 2006