Pension briefsCanadians living longer • B.C. rail sued over pension surplus • Saskatchewan govt.’s $3.9 billion pension gap • What plan directors need to know • Ontario pension Web siteBy 11/03/2003|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/11/2003 Canadians living longerOttawa — If people are living longer, they may need to work longer. So Statistics Canada’s report that life spans are increasing could be good news for employers hoping staff will delay full retirement. On the other hand longer life spans mean more pension and post-retirement benefits paid out. Women born in 2001 can expect to live 82.2 years, while the average for men is 77.1 years.B.C. rail sued over pension surplusVancouver To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.