We are very excited to announce that we have surpassed our goal for the legal fundraising challenge and are now at $150,000.
Grey Power Rocks – thank you all so very much.
Un Merci très sincère à tous! Vive le pouvoir de la majorité grise!
Leaders weigh in on pension reform
ADAM HURAS LEGISLATURE BUREAU Telegraph Journal Aug. 26 2014
Brunswick News has completed extensive one-on-one interviews with the province’s five party leaders in advance of the 38th New Brunswick general election to better inform you, our readers, before heading to the polls.
Questions you may wish to ask your candidates- Questions Pour Candidats Politique
As we are now in the election campaigning mode we should be prepared to ask questions of candidates that we meet or come to our doors. We need to keep the pension file alive in people's minds. It has been suggested that it is time to raise the profile of our issue again so it does not get buried. Please do what you can. Review the candidates list in your area; approach them; seek definitive answers. Once platforms are available from all parties we will post. Thanks for your support
May we suggest a few key questions you could ask regarding changes made to your pension plan.
Why there’s no benefit in target benefit pensions
Hassan Yussuff, Special to Financial Post | August 19, 2014 11:42 AM ET
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There are no legal benefit guarantees of any kind in “shared risk” plans. All benefits (whether basic pension benefits, or additional benefits like inflation indexing) can be legally reduced without limit.
There are no legal benefit guarantees of any kind in “shared risk” plans. All benefits (whether basic pension benefits, or additional benefits like inflation indexing) can be legally reduced without limit..
NDP Youtube clip regarding Fairness for Pensioners
The Committee wanted you to know about this clip on the NDP website regarding Fairness for Pensioners:
NDP Unveils the Fairness For Pensioners Act / Le NPD dévoile son projet de loi sur la justice pour les retraités
FREDERICTON – New Brunswick NDP Leader Dominic Cardy stood alongside public pension retirees in front of the Legislature Saturday morning and unveiled the Fairness For Pensioners Act. Cardy has promised to introduce the bill which would rescind the imposed shared risk deal for existing public pension retirees within the first legislative session of an NDP government.