Alberta Public Sector Pensions

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Pension Reform Put On Pause

EDMONTON - The province's decision to shelve two pension reform bills should not be seen as defeat but as recognition of the public's concern, Finance Minister Doug Horner said Tuesday."It's not a mat...
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Long-Term Pension Solution

EDMONTON - Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner said Monday he has decided not to scrap early retirement incentives for public sector workers after all.Horner said the province will instead amend the...

The Big Pay Advantage In Alberta's Big Government

When Alberta Premier Alison Redford took to the television screen the other night, she paid much attention to the revenue side of the government's books. On Alberta's massive budget deficit, the premier blamed the below-world price that Alberta-based companies receive for oil. Nothing was whispered about past sweetheart deals with public sector unions.