Pensions and Retirement Security

June 21, 2011

The new agreement maintains the defined benefit pension plan for current Air Canada workers.

May 24, 2011

The CPP Fund's assets reached a record high of $148.2 billion at the end of its fiscal 2010. That surpassed a previous high of $127.7 billion in June 2008, months before the onset of the global financial downturn.

May 17, 2011

Participation of women in pension plans continues the trend upward which began in 1998.

May 5, 2011

The evidence clearly demonstrated that the government was required to and did put aside real funds to deal with its pension obligations, along with funds collected from plan members' contributions.

April 28, 2011

The full name is now the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan

April 27, 2011

Among retired people with debt, 17 percent owed $100,000 or more.

April 26, 2011

Main split on pensions comes down to continuing to rely on a failed private sector model, or improving and expanding our public pension system.

April 26, 2011

In the past 12 months, there has been a significant rise in the number of retirees returning to the workforce because they need the income

April 1, 2011

Review of pension plans in the broader public sector misses the mark completely for the tens of thousands of workers who have no pension coverage at all.

March 28, 2011

Small GIS increase to go only to those seniors with less than $2,000 income a year.