BC FORUM News
March, 2012 issue of The Advocate
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A selection of articles from this issue of The Advocate:
Mr. Harper goes to Davos
In a foreign land, Harper springs an HST-scale surprise on struggling seniors
Unraveling the social contract
Editorial by BC FORUM President Gerry Edwards
Call to action mostly ignored
Ombudsperson calls for action - government tells seniors to keep waiting
“The scope of CETA is mind-boggling”
“It's been an operation of run silent and run deep, and I fear it's pretty much a done deal.” - Diane Wood, BC FORUM Director
SPECIAL REPORT: INCOME SECURITY
Are our pensions truly unsustainable?
Federal budget watchdog finds no reason to change OAS
It's all about choices
The government is planning to cut public pensions is also planning to spend $30 billion on F-35 stealth fighter jets
Fair is fair in pension plans
OAS is Canada's most basic safety net
Union retirees condemn Harpers’ attack on seniors
“Such a change... should have been proposed in an election campaign.”
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