Pensions Newsmakers Breakfast

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - 11:45

Pensions Newsmakers Breakfast

Join a panel of policy experts and workers at a breakfast hosted by the
CUPE as they discuss solutions for fixing Canada's pension crisis.

A new perspective on pensions

A young worker, a national labour leader, a former chief actuary for the
Canada Pension Plan, a seniors' rights advocate, and a former Nortel
worker-turned-pension reform activist. All have recommendations for
Canada's finance ministers when they meet in Prince Edward Island next
month to talk pensions.

Speakers:

Bernard Dussault, former Chief Actuary for the CPP, the OAS and the
federal superannuation plans
Susan Eng, Vice President of Advocacy, Canadian Association for Retired
Persons (CARP)
Mary Jane MacKinnon, Nortel retiree and pension reform activist
Paul Moist, National President, Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
Saleh Waziruddin, a trained engineer and call centre worker from Niagara
Falls, Ontario

For more information please visit:

http://cupe.ca/pensions/securing-future-its-time-fix-canadas

To RSVP, contact: Allison Gifford, CUPE Communications

[email protected] or 613-237-1590 ext. 393

 

 

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