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Pensions and Retirement Security

June 1, 2010

Decision follows adoption of 2009 OPTrust statement on responsible investing.

May 27, 2010

Draft law introduced in Parliament but no action will be taken until its constitutionality is tested in the Supreme Court.

May 25, 2010

OPSEU delivers important message to Ontario legislature members on Bill 21.

May 11, 2010

'Canadians need real measures, such as pension reform, to improve their economic well-being' - James Clancy.

April 18, 2010

'A secure, enjoyable retirement should be the right earned by workers for decades of contributions to one’s community and Canada’s economy.' - James Clancy.

March 30, 2010

The BCGEU has been working hard with a number of partners to bring pressure to bear on the government on this critical issue facing members.

February 25, 2010

Public sector pensions are paid for by the deferred wages of public employees throughout their careers and private sector workers deserve the same opportunity to protect themselves in retirement.

February 8, 2010

Almost one third of Canadians aged 35-54 expect to be working in their retirement years.

January 14, 2010

Rosy outlook portrayed by Calgary professor does not stand up to research by pension expert Bob Baldwin.

January 7, 2010

Canada's finance ministers are doing Canadians a grave disservice by pretending that no real crisis exists within our failing pension system.