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Pensions and Retirement Security

September 7, 2010

Legislation introduced by President Nicolas Sarkozy to raise the eligible age for minimum pensions to 62 from 60 and for full pensions to 67 from 65.

August 25, 2010

Maximum coverage of $1,000 a month when company pensions fail falls far short of recommended $2,500 level of support.

August 17, 2010

Agreement to distribute $22.5 million in proceeds arising from the demutualization of certain insurance policies.

August 2, 2010

'Everyone concerned about the effectiveness of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Old Age Security (OAS) and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) programs is urged to participate.'

July 15, 2010

Canada's publicly-run pension system did far better than private pension plans.

July 8, 2010

No impact will occur on pension formula, inflation protection in retirement, survivor benefits or disability benefits.

July 8, 2010

Leading leadership candidate misinforms Nova Scotians about pension plan contributions by public employees. - Updated

July 7, 2010

'CPP's investment in the tar sands involves pensioners in a toxic legacy when they should be able to rely on an ethical, sustainable retirement plan.'

June 14, 2010

The National Union and its Components call for expansion of public pensions at P.E.I. meetings.

June 2, 2010

"We have no interest in a system that provides reasonable retirement security for some but doesn't for the majority of Canadians."