Jenny in the House: Withdraw Bill C-27 and protect workers' pension benefits!

Jenny tabled a petition on May 13, 2019, on behalf of her constituents and other Canadians who call upon the Liberal government to keep its 2015 election promises. Petitioners note that in the 2015 federal election, the Liberals promised Canadians in writing that defined benefit plans that have already been paid for by employees would not be retroactively changed into target benefit plans. Of course, after the election, the government changed that and Bill C-27 came into play:

Jenny Kwan (NDP) Vancouver East, BC

"Madam Speaker, I rise to present a petition on behalf of my constituents and other Canadians.

Petitioners are calling on the government to withdraw Bill C-27. They note that in the 2015 federal election, the Liberals promised Canadians in writing that defined benefit plans that have already been paid for by employees would not be retroactively changed into target benefit plans. Of course, after the election, the government changed that and Bill C-27 came into play.

Petitioners are calling on the government to withdraw the bill and to honour what it said it would do during the 2015 election."

 

https://openparliament.ca/debates/2019/5/13/jenny-kwan-3/

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