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IF NORWAY CAN DIVEST FROM COAL ASSETS, WHEN WILL THE CANADA PENSION PLAN RECOGNIZE THE RISKS?

According to the New York Times   (June 5) “ Norway’s $890 billion government pension fund, considered the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world, will sell off many of its investments related to coal, making it the biggest institution yet to join a growing international movement to abandon at least some fossil fuel stocks.”   Yet a June 15th Special Report in… 192 more words

Fossil Fuel Divestment

Pension peril looms for Vancouver man if his partner dies

Strategy: Extend working life to cut draw on investments, add financial assets and future income

In Vancouver, two men we’ll call Phil, 65, and David, 60, have lived together almost three decades. 1,146 more words

Personal Finance

Robert Brown: We’re not getting any answers about proposed CPP changes

A new report came out this week that reiterates what we’ve heard from other sources: Canadians aren’t saving enough for retirement. The deputy chief economist of CIBC warns that without pension reform now, younger workers will see a steep decline in living standards as they retire. 752 more words

Opinion

GE's sale to Canada Pension Plan: There is a way to avoid PE firms, and their fees

Who said pension fund managers can’t sidestep private equity firms?

Canada Pension Plan said on Tuesday that it would buy GE Capital’s arm that provides financing to private equity deals. 399 more words

Finance

A look at possible changes to the Canada Pension Plan

OTTAWA – The debate over retirement and the role of the Canada Pension Plan is in full swing on Parliament Hill. Here’s a quick look at what the possibilities could mean for you: 510 more words

Canada

National Post View: A bigger CPP isn't about 'fairness'

Last week, politicians put another issue on the 2015 election menu: boosting the Canada Pension Plan. In what was described as a “180 degree turn” or less generously a “flip flop,” the Conservatives proposed that individuals be allowed to top up their CPP premiums in exchange for higher payouts, an idea the government had rejected three years ago. 653 more words

Full Comment

CPP saga continues

Re: CPP/provincial pension ripoff.

Recently, we have listening to numerous government comments regarding an increase of contributions/payouts with regards to the CPP and/or new provincial plans. 88 more words

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