Ctf Mp Pensions

Your Tax Dollars: Investing in Bev Oda's Future

Gregory Thomas | Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Politics
Gregory Thomas

When Bev Oda's resignation from Parliament and cabinet took effect on July 31, she lost her $233,247 salary. But Oda started collecting her parliamentary pension on August 1 at the handsome rate the Canadian Taxpayers Federation estimates at $52,183 per year. For life. After eight years of Parliamentary work. You see, for every one dollar contributed from MPs to their pension plans, the Canadian taxpayers contribute $24 each. Seem a bit much?

SEE: New Billboards Target 'Lavish' MP Pensions

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Politics

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is launching a billboard advertising campaign targeting what the group describes as MPs' "lavish" pensions. ...

Althia Raj

Gold Members: MPs' Plush Pensions Slammed By Taxpayers Watchdog

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada Politics

Canadians are being taken to the cleaners by their own MPs for an overly generous pension plan, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation said Wednesday. ...