• "Possibly clearer than any book on pensions thus far.... This is a powerful message for Canada's ministers and their officials to contemplate.... The book should be required reading for our political leaders before they meet."--Globe and Mail
• "Leech and McNish's book will be a helpful road map for both policy makers and the public at large."--Literary Review of Canada
• "The authors not only describe the causes of the impending crisis and its potential consequences, they offer solutions to avert the disaster."--Winnipeg Free Press
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Before becoming president and CEO of the OTPP in 2007, JIM LEECH was president and CEO of Unicorp Canada Corporation, one of Canada's first public merchant banks, and Union Energy Inc., then one of North America's largest integrated energy and pipeline companies. During the 1990s, he guided two start-up technology companies -- DisysCorporation and Kasten Chase Applied Research - to the revenue generation stage. Leech serves on the boards of Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation, the MasterCard Foundation and was a founding director of Right To Play International. He also chairs the advisory board of the Queen's School of Business and is on the advisory board for The Learning Partnership, the advisory council for the Toronto Region Board of Trade and the Toronto Financial Services Leadership Council. In 2012, Leech was awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal in recognition of his work with the True Patriot Love Foundation.
JACQUIE McNISH is a senior writer with the Globe and Mail and regular host on BNN, Canada's business news network. She is the winner of five National Newspaper Awards and the author of two bestselling books.
I have just recently started reading this purchase and I am having my eyes opened very wide; recommend that everyone get a copy and read it through more than once. Great book!Published 11 months ago by redroverontheisland
For those who wants to have information on Canadian pension plan this is a must read.Published 12 months ago by Archie Tam
Was a good read for me as I am preparing to address a conference on the topic of the Future of Defined Contribution in Canada.Published 15 months ago by Michelle
The writing was poor ; the other examples were poor and there was little insight in how to convince employers to stay with defined benefit plans.Published 15 months ago by Reginald Pembleton
Well written and informative. Brings light to what is a very important challenge to modern society.Good models of reform proposed.Published 19 months ago by dale robinson
An interesting read though the conclusion(s) was pretty obvious. We all have to share the risk when it comes to pension savings and payouts. Read morePublished 19 months ago by David E. Maynard
This information is so impritant to us and others in our demographic. We need to take care of ourselves because the goverment is not going to.Published 19 months ago by Andrea Pheasey