Now more than ever pensions have become a major issue for our society. This crisis has been building for several years. This blog is an attempt to stay on top of the current issues surrounding pensions. Our main feature is a regular update of the news headlines about pensions. We are in the process of setting up http://fairpensionsforall.net/
The whole idea of the pension was to provide public servants with a decent retirement when they left public service. It was not to enrich them or to make them wealthy, to allow them to retire younger, with more money, to go off and play golf while the rest of us supported them. This attitude is growing out there in the public. People are beginning to realize what has been done and they are not happy about it.
Pension Tsunami - http://www.pensiontsunami.com/
Many Canadians will never be able to save enough to afford a comfortable retirement yet are forced to contribute into the pensions of the public sector. Most public sector employees will retire at a young age with gold-plated pensions far in excess of most Canadians' retirement savings. We cannot let this pension apartheid continue. CFIB states ....The unfairness has gone on long enough