Reports

PDFAn analysis of the future economic circumstances of Canadian seniors (February 2016) – A study from the Broadbent Institute finds
that the vast majority of Canadians who have no workplace pension coverage are not saving adequately to fund their retirements.
PDFStill a better bang for the buck: Update on the Economic Efficiencies of Pensions (December 2014) – A study by the U.S.-based National
Institute on Retirement Security finds that defined benefit pension plans are a cost-effective way to provide retirement income.
Web Page2013/2014 Global Benefit Attitudes Survey (June 2014) – Canadian employees are among the most concerned in the world about
retirement security, and will choose more generous retirement benefits over higher pay.
PDFResponsible investing factsheet – This factsheet tells you about the plan's investment manager's commitment to incorporating
environmental, social and governance considerations into the plan's investment processes.
PDFEconomic impact of BC’s public sector pension plans – report by the Conference Board of Canada (October 2013) – Independent
research shows that public sector pension plans in BC are tpp for the BC economy, communities, and individual plan members.
webpageNew analysis by Boston Consulting Group confirms that defined benefit pensions provide significant benefits to the Canadian economy.
webpageGovernance oversight of Public Sector Pension Plans in BC – The report demonstrated that the risks associated with the joint governance
arrangements for BC's public sector pension plans are being adequately managed and that government recognizes the importance of ongoing monitoring.
PDFJoint trusteeship history (June 2012) – An in-depth paper documenting the history of the BC public sector pension plans. Prepared by Dr.
Robert Brown, a retired professor from the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science University of Waterloo.
PDFPooled Target Benefit Pension Plans (June 2012) – A detailed comparison and assessment of the BC public sector pension plans
and the target benefit pension plan model. Prepared by Dr. Robert Brown, a retired professor from the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science University of Waterloo.

Audio

AudioUnderstanding how public sector pensions affect our taxes (October 2014) – On CBC’s On the Island, Dr. Robert Brown, co-author of
a report by the Canadian Public Pension Leadership Council, discusses the differences between public sector workers "defined benefit" pension plans and "defined contribution" pension plans and how they affect the taxes we pay for them.

Links

Web PageRetirement Literacy – Learn about and test your retirement literacy through the Association of Canadian Pension Management’s new
initiative to help Canadians learn about the various retirement income options.
Web Pagewww.ARIApensions.ca – A blog from the Alliance for Retirement Income Adequacy to ensure that the ongoing pension debate, here in
Canada and around the world, includes ongoing, current and meaningful discussion of the importance of adequate income in retirement.
Web Pagewww.NIRSonline.org – The National Institute on Retirement Security is a non-profit research and education organization established to
contribute to informed policy-making by fostering a deep understanding of the value of retirement security to employees, employers, and the economy as a whole.