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Jerry Dias | Labour leaders warned that getting rid of mandatory retirement would create a block to young workers entering the workforce.
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Karl Nerenberg | The finance minister faces an ethics investigation for his sponsorship of Bill C-27. The Bill is also dangerous for workers’ and pensioners’ rights.
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David Macdonald, Nick Falvo, Allan Moscovitch | There has been debate about the wisdom of the Trudeau government changing the age of eligibility for OAS from 67 back to 65. Here are 10 things to know about federal income support for seniors.
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Teuila Fuatai | Canada Post cites the $6.2-billon solvency cost as a key issue in its negotiation with workers. But Kevin Skerrett tells us that in Canada Post's case, it's not really relevant at all.
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Megan Devlin | Veteran MP for Vancouver East and advocate bids farewell to public life
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Retiree Matters, Pat Kerwin | Seniors' growing level of debt is a real concern in Canada. Is it a sign of things to come as today's working-age Canadians put themselves more deeply into debt?
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Hans Rollman | In a country characterized by increasingly confrontational labour relations, an unlikely story of cooperation and negotiation emerges. Are there lessons for the rest of the country?
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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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Retiree Matters, Herb John | The reaction of the National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation to this year's federal budget is disappointment.
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Retiree Matters, Pat Kerwin | Millions of Canadians in the next decade are going to face the challenges and opportunities of retirement. Too few people think about those realities before they retire.
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Alexandre Boulerice | Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced to his billionaire friends in Davos his intention to make changes to Canada's retirement system. True to form, Harper circumvented the parliamentary process.