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Pensions and Retirement Security

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

February 5, 2008

Employment has increased 10 times faster among older workers aged 55 and over than among workers aged 25 to 54

February 4, 2008

Appeal in a 2007 decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal to Court to determine the appropriate conduct of employers managing employee pension funds

January 28, 2008

Seventeen research papers  on topics ranging from the funding, taxation, and governance of pension plans, to comparative models of risk-based industries and guarantee funds.

January 17, 2008

Growing support among investment management firms for shareholder proposals that address excessive executive compensation

January 14, 2008

'Poor equity performance in the fourth quarter took its toll on plans’ funded status'

January 13, 2008

City will invite pension fund investors to consider investing in the revitalization of Toronto’s historic Union Station

January 3, 2008

Top 100 executives paid $8.5 million compared to average worker's salary of $38,998

Hundred dollar billsOttawa (3 Jan. 2008) At 10:33 a.m. on New Year's Day, top Canadian chief executive officers (CEOs) had already "earned" more money than the average Canadian worker will make in all of 2008.