The Third Rail proposes solutions to serious pension issues

October 29, 2013 — Teachers' CEO Jim Leech and Globe and Mail Senior Writer Jacquie McNish have written The Third Rail: Confronting our pension failures.

New analysis confirms that defined benefit pensions provide significant benefits to Canadian economy

October 22, 2013 — Canadian retirees with defined benefit (DB) pensions are far less likely than other retirees to collect the government's Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), shows a study on the economic impact of DB pension plans.

Canada’s top ten pension funds help drive national prosperity, landmark study finds

June 6, 2013 — Canada's ten largest public pension funds, dubbed "the Top Ten," provide Canadians with one of the strongest retirement income systems in the world and also contribute significantly to national prosperity, a new study concludes.

Plan sponsors announce changes to eliminate 2012 funding deficit

February 7, 2013 — Ontario Teachers' Federation (OTF) and the Ontario government announce filing of a 2012 balanced valuation with the pension regulator.

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