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Pension and Benefits News

Save Defined Benefit Pensions. Stop C-27!
Publish Date: 12-DEC-2016 02:19 PM Save Defined Benefit Pensions. Stop C-27!
Bill C-27, introduced in Parliament last October, would substantially expand the ability of employers to offer target benefit pension plans, which provide a much lower level of security and predictability than defined benefit plans by shifting risks from employers to employees. 
 
PIPSC defends retirement security
Publish Date: 08-NOV-2016 03:05 PM PIPSC defends retirement security
Bill C-27, an Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 was introduced in Parliament by Finance Minister, Bill Morneau on October 19, 2016 for first reading. 
 
Expanded Canada Pension Plan: Good News For All Canadians
Publish Date: 23-JUN-2016 04:06 PM Expanded Canada Pension Plan: Good News For All Canadians
Earlier this week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced an agreement-in-principle between Ottawa and the provinces to expand the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).  
 

Government Affairs

Calling All Science Members
Publish Date: 19-SEP-2016 08:57 AM
Earlier this summer, federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan announced the launch of Canada’s Fundamental Science Review, a public consultation on how to “optimize support for fundamental science in Canada” that features an online call for Evidence and Input. PIPSC has submitted the following responses to five key questions asked by the Review.  
 
Public science: PIPSC members are ready for action on innovation
Publish Date: 16-SEP-2016 02:59 PM
On September 2, 2016 the Institute submitted a detailed brief to “Canada’s Innovation Agenda”, the government’s online consultation with Canadians on ways to improve the country’s innovation performance. 
 
2017-18 Pre-Budget Consultation Submission (PDF)
Publish Date: 23-AUG-2016 02:00 PM
The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) represents approximately 55,000 public sector scientists, auditors, IT experts and other professionals across the country, most of them employed by the federal government.