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By CMG  •  Posted on June 29, 2017

CBC management has announced a new increase to the contributions we as employees make to the CBC  pension plan. Employee contributions have now been raised 25% since 2015 in order to get to a 50/50 contribution split between employer and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 6, 2017

At the most recent meeting of the Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits, our union representatives voted to continue premium subsidies for employee-paid benefits such as our Long-Term Disability (LTD) and Optional Life Insurance plans. These insurance plans have accumulated surpluses … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 14, 2017

We, CMG members, have taken action to prevent the approval of Bill C-27 – An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985.   It’s a government bill designed to immediately affect pensions at federally regulated private-sector companies and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 2, 2017

The proposed bill C-27 – An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act – is designed to immediately affect pensions at federally regulated private-sector companies and at Crown corporations, and will fundamentally change the pension landscape across Canada.

By CMG  •  Posted on January 23, 2017

Dear CMG members at CBC,   The federal government is proposing new legislation – Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act – that would allow  the employer to break its commitment on our pension plan. Your … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 15, 2016

The federal Liberal government is putting forward legislation that’s designed to weaken defined benefit pensions in Canada, replacing them with unstable schemes, even for current and retired employees whose savings are already in DB plans. Bill C-27 An Act to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 5, 2016

CMG’s parent union has called for the withdrawal of Bill C-27, a bill that undermines Defined Benefit pension plans. Read the details here, and tell feds to leave our pensions alone & kill Bill C27! Email Finance Minister Bill Morneau: bill.morneau@parl.gc.ca Email … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 18, 2016

Federally, C-27’s approach has already been proposed and defeated in Canada. In April 2014, the Conservative government of Stephen Harper launched public consultations on introducing a TB plan framework federally. Retirees and stakeholders strongly opposed the proposal and the government was forced to retreat.

By CMG  •  Posted on September 23, 2016

At the September meeting we reviewed the financial positions of a couple of our employee-paid benefits, and we’re pleased to report both our Long-Term Disability and Optional Life Insurance plans are in good shape. More than a year ago, we … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 5, 2016

The CBC Pension Plan continues to be in sound financial shape. That was the message delivered to the Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits at its June meeting. The plan’s CEO, Debra Alves, gave us an overview on the plan’s performance … Read more »

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