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Blog
Jun 6, 2017
Photo credit: Manon Parrot

Liberals break pension plan promise with Bill C-27

Peter Whitaker
Bill C-27 establishes a framework for target benefit pensions in the federal private sector and Crown corporations. Why are the Liberals resurrecting the Conservatives' pension plan agenda?
Blog
May 11, 2016
Photo: Gabriel Garcia Marengo/flickr

Zombie ideas on pension reform rise again

Hugh Mackenzie
It is time for governments to call a halt to the self-interested lobbying of the financial services industry and move on to the task of repairing our badly broken retirement income system.
Blog
Feb 19, 2016
Photo: Allan Lorde/flickr

Which is better: RRSPs or public pensions?

Hugh Mackenzie
As Canadians are exhorted to pour money into their RRSP investments before the February tax deadline, let's take the opportunity to reflect on the overwhelming advantages of our public pension system.
Blog
Jan 28, 2016
Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr

Ontario goes it alone on public pensions

Hugh Mackenzie
The big news out of the latest announcement from the Ontario government about the Ontario Registered Pension Plan is that there is no news.
Photos
Aug 4, 2014
Photo: Danielle Scott/flickr

Harper's frontal assault on retirement incomes

Linda McQuaig
The Harper government is engaging in a fresh frontal assault on the retirement incomes of beleagured Canadian workers, through changes to long-standing legislation governing workplace pensions.
Blog
Jun 5, 2014

Fact-checking the Ontario leaders' debate

Kayle Hatt
Jennifer Story
We dug into three statements from this week's Ontario leaders' debate with the goal of both fact-checking the political statements and providing the policy detail behind the debate.
Blog
Dec 20, 2013
Image: 401(K) 2012/flickr

What's a province to do on CPP expansion?

David Macdonald
It appears that a Canada-wide deal on CPP expansion is a bust, as Ottawa was the only objector and Ontario is now vowing to go it alone.

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