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Locked out CUPW members, 2011 (David Ball Photo)
David J. Climenhaga | It's truly appalling if hardly surprising that a publicly owned institution like Canada Post is a leader in the pernicious and anti-social trend against fair pensions.
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David J. Climenhaga | Seniors living in poverty may suit Conservatives, the Fraser Institute and the media. It shouldn't suit Canadians.
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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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David J. Climenhaga | The list of the Wildrose Party's 2015 member-approved policy proposals offers a snapshot of the Alberta right's obsessions in the era of NDP government in Edmonton.
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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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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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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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Retiree Matters, Louisette Hinton | In April, the Union Coalition for Free Negotiation held a discussion about the inequalities of retirement security for women. Louisette Hinton reports back on what women need to know.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Despite the Harper government's claims, it's clear that the Tax-Free Savings Account carries far higher risks than rewards -- for individual Canadians as well as for the economy as a whole.
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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.