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Hugh Mackenzie | Two cheers for the Ontario government's steps toward a better retirement income system in Canada, and a big, heartfelt raspberry for the details of how they plan to do it.
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Hugh Mackenzie | The best measure of the political saliency of expanding public pensions might be the progression of conservative think-tank studies purporting to show that there is no need for an expanded CPP.
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Murray Dobbin | The number of vultures circling the most lucrative public service plum in the firmaments is truly scary. Equally frightening are the consequences for retirement if public health care is eliminated.
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Paul Moist | Manitoba has seen the importance of our various pension plans to a middle-class life, the prospects of which are increasingly under attack in Canada.
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Retiree Matters, Barbara Jones | We need to educate workers that pensions are not automatic nor do they happen by magic. Many pension plans only came about because of unionized workers walking picket lines in many strikes.
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Roger Annis | The Ontario government's move towards a provincial pension plan may not be as appealing as it sounds and is no substitute for the CPP improvements that Harper/Flaherty are refusing.
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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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Retiree Matters, Kevin Collins | Federal and provincial finance ministers are meeting in June and hopefully they will coalesce around significant improvements in the Canada Pension Plan.
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Elizabeth May | The CPP is sustainable and reliable, but it is time to review whether RRSP is working as a vehicle, argues Elizabeth May.
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Retiree Matters, David Agnew | When will Canada catch up with the world by taking steps to bring the pension security of retired Canadians up to date?
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Lori Theresa Waller | C-377 rammed through legislature, no movement on CPP expansion, Canada opposes strong labour protection in Pacific trade deal, and more
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Brent Patterson | UPDATE: Council calls for increased pension benefits as finance ministers meet at Meech Lake