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OTTAWA — MPs voted 258 to 13 in favour of a bill that would strip convicted federal politicians of a large part of their
OTTAWA -- A Liberal senator says the government's plan to reform MP pensions will result in such a drastic cut to take-home
OTTAWA - Opposition parties were declaring a victory of sorts over the federal goverment's omnibus bill Friday after persuading
OTTAWA - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says planned changes to the pension plan for members of Parliament won't take effect
OTTAWA - Call it Freedom 2015. Current members of Parliament could easily escape pension changes announced Thursday that
While few would dispute that the pensions provided for MPs are generous, one former MP cautions it would be a mistake to
The Conservative caucus has accepted a government proposal that would ease the burden on taxpayers by more than tripling
The Liberals are asking the Conservative government to keep its upcoming MP pension reform legislation out of any omnibus
The government will include reform of the generous pension plan for members of Parliament in a second omnibus budget bill
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?