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Bill C-27: An Attack on Pensions by Trudeau ala Harper

Date: May 10, 2017 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

The Ottawa Committee for Pension Security (OCPS) recently co-hosted a panel discussion with the Congress of Union Retirees about Bill C-27, a Bill that will give employers the tools they need to dump their defined benefit pension plan guaranteed promises, including the benefits already earned and paid for by active workers and retirees. Please take the time to listen to the highlights of the discussion to learn what a target benefit pension plan is, why this Bill threatens existing defined...

Ontario Health Coaltiion 2017 Pre-Budget Briefing Note

Date: May 2, 2017 Author: ocsco Categories: OCSCO News

In a speech April 13 to the Empire Club, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa reported that in every corner of Ontario he heard from residents, civic leaders and businesses that health care and public hospitals are top priority issues, and he promised significant investments in this year’s budget. These increases will follow a decade of cuts to public hospital funding. The following is a briefing note on the key issues: HospitalsPublic hospital funding has increased by the rate of...

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