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Pensions and Retirement Security

April 14, 2008

The decline of DB pension plans in Canada is being exacerbated by federal laws and regulations that foster employer underfunding

 

Toronto (15 April 2008) – The decline of defined-benefit (DB) pension plans in Canada is being exacerbated by federal laws and regulations that foster employer underfunding, says a study released today by the C.D. Howe Institute.

April 5, 2008

Legislation designed as an incentive for the Quebec’s large number of baby boomers to keep working pass 55 to ease an impending labour shortage.

April 3, 2008

Plan facing a $12.7 billion shortfall, about 11 percent short of meeting current pension obligations.

April 1, 2008

AMO should treat paramedics the same as police and firefighters

March 13, 2008

Value of all pension funds in Canada amounted to $957.2 billion for the three-month period ending September 2007

March 9, 2008

First-ever sharehoder votes on 'say-for-pay' at Canada's big banks get strong support

March 5, 2008

SRI now growing at a much faster pace than the broader universe of all investment assets under professional management

March 4, 2008

Slightly more than two million people between the ages of 55 and 64 were employed in 2006—a 43% increase over 2001 figures

February 26, 2008

Budget proposes to increase income exemption under the GIS program to 100 per cent of the first $3,500 of employment income

February 18, 2008

NS government announces three-person Expert Committee to review Nova Scotia’s Pension Benefits Act