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Brent Patterson | The British Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn plans to end water privatization with publicly owned companies. Would this put an end to Canadian pension funds investing in for-profit water?
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Karl Nerenberg | Is the Trudeau government merely Harper-lite or is it a beacon of democratic, humanistic internationalism? Based on its record this past year, and at the mid point in its mandate, it is neither.
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Peter Whitaker | Target benefit pensions shift all the risks of pension liabilities away from employers and governments onto the backs of employees and retirees, to be paid through reduced benefits and pensions.
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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?
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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.
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Paul Moist | Pensions and the retirement security concerns of Canadians have been in the news in a big way in recent years. Going into the April election, Manitoba brings a strong record of supporting workers.
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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.
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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.
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Retiree Matters, Pat Kerwin | The popular image for the changeover in the calendar combines an old man with an hourglass giving way to a bouncing baby. As the calendar changes in 2016, how will the lot of seniors change?
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Trish Hennessy | Embrace your inner wonk this holiday season. Here are the most read reports, publications, and blog posts from the CCPA-Ontario in 2015.
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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.