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Pensions and Retirement Security

February 3, 2011

Forty percent of working Canadians age 55 or older view their financial plans for retirement as less than adequate.

January 25, 2011

At issue is the fact that the federal government raided a $28 billion surplus from pension plans of federal public service employees

January 17, 2011

“The notion that small businesses will join a PRPP because it’s simpler than existing employee-sponsored options is a bit of pipedream.”

January 10, 2011

“Alberta simply don’t believe that there should be a public response to what they consider to be a private issue. It’s not a view that the government of Nova Scotia shares.

January 7, 2011

The percentage of paid workers covered by a pension plan declined, from 41% in 1998 to 38% in 2008.

December 1, 2010

Expanding the CPP would ultimately save governments money, by making future retirees less financially dependent.

November 25, 2010

Special House of Commons debate shows broad-based support for expanded CPP

November 24, 2010

Help build the momentum for an expanded CPP by contacting your Member of Parliament.

November 23, 2010

'Time is running short to convince the federal government that it must move to reform the CPP.'

November 23, 2010

"Alberta is acting as a spoiler and standing in the way of real reform"