Monica Townson: Canada's Public Pension System

How it works and the implications of the government's proposed changes

On April 27, 2012 in Halifax, the Community Coalition to End Poverty - Nova Scotia and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Nova Scotia Office partnered to present a lecture on Canada's public pension system. 

The lecture featured economic consultant and specialist in public pension policy, Monica Townson, who explains how the Canadian pension system works, why it's considered to be in crisis, and the implications of recent changes to the system proposed by the government. Listen to the full lecture below.

May 25, 2012