CFP AGM and Face to Face October Meeting

CFP AGM and Face to Face October Meeting

CFP Board hard at work at this years AGM/Face to Face Board meeting.

On Oct 16, 2017,  this years CFP board met for the annual AGM and Semi-Annual Face to Face meeting.

This semi-annual meeting and AGM is a perfect opportunity to report to membership on 2017 progress  and to put together the 2018 plan for the CFP. This is even more important, given the challenges to Pension Plans in Canada at both the Federal and Provincial levels.

This year’s meeting was packed with a recap of the years activities, including Ontario’s Solvency Funding Proposals, the welcoming of new CFP members, as well as report for all key committees, including the Political Action Committee and Membership Committee.




CFP Representatives Discuss Pensions on Zoomer TV

CFPs very own Ken Davids , Pat Mousseau, and Mike Powell made guest appearances on Zoomer TV recently, with a scintillating panel discussion on pension (in)security. After the initial broadcast, the video is now available on the web at the link below. Ken, Mike and Pat make excellent points on the lack of real protections… Continue Reading

CFP Outreach to MPPs on Pension Reform

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Advocacy Day is coming Oct 17th!

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CFP’s Bob Farmer meets with Ontario MPPs on Pension Reforms

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Summer Time Activity

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2017 FSCO Annual Stakeholder Meeting

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