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New Brunswick – Social Policy

 

Now or never to stop CPP/QPP expansion

February 29, 2016
As a final decision on expanding CPP/QPP looms this year, CFIB leadership is on a cross-Canada tour strongly encouraging provincial leaders to put the idea to bed once and for all.
 

Reject CPP/QPP hikes: Open letter to finance ministers

December 17, 2015
New economic modeling data shows that jacking up CPP/QPP premiums will have a sizeable impact on the economy in the short-term with only gradual long-term gain.

Reaching out to Finance Minister Higgs on Pooled Registered Pension Plans

June 27, 2012
Saving for retirement is a very real concern for our members. Over half of small business owners do not have retirement plans in place for themselves or their employees. That is why CFIB is urging governments to adopt the Pooled Registered Pension Plans (PRPP) so long as it remains voluntary, administratively simple and is a lower cost retirement option for small business owners and their employees.

Public sector pension changes in New Brunswick: A start

June 1, 2012
CFIB weighs in on the proposed changes to the New Brunswick public sector pension changes based on its recommendations made to the NB Pension Review Task Force.
Dan Kelly on public pensions
 

26,000 small businesses petition against public sector pensions

February 17, 2012
On February 13th, on behalf of small businesses across the nation, CFIB delivered 26,000 signed petitions to MPs in Ottawa. These Action Alerts call for fairness in Canada's public sector pension system.
Radio Clip from November 22, 2011
 

CFIB supports courageous first steps towards pension reform in Saint John

November 22, 2011
In a letter addressed to Saint John Council, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) applauded the initial measures taken to tackle deficiencies in the city’s pension plan that have put serious pressures on its operating budget.

A First Step: New Brunswick launches review of public sector pensions

October 27, 2011
After shining a light on the massive cost – and risk to taxpayers – of unfunded public sector plans, we are pleased to see the Government of New Brunswick first out of the gate in announcing a review of public sector pensions. Our research report “Keeping New Brunswick’s Pensions Sustainable & Affordable” highlights the problems and our suggested solutions to the pension tension in our province.
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