Author: Brian Charlton

Pensions Under Siege

  The first public pension was organized in Germany way back in 1889. It is said that Kaiser Wilhelm had the actuaries calculate the average life expectancy of German citizens, which turned out to be 65, and then he set...

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What Does Labour Want?

  Now that Canada is living in the post Harper era, in a land of “sunny climes,” some of the most targeted groups such First Nations, environmentalists and trade unionists are feeling a little less on the defensive. It is...

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Pension Promises Broken?

During the election campaign last year, in front of a conference organized by the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP), Justin Trudeau made a number of promises to Canadians regarding the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). The...

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