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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/01/2006

DB pensions should be saved: David Dodge

Ottawa — Defined benefit (DB) pension plans are “very important sources of savings” and Canada should have a framework that “is not biased against the establishment” of these plans, Bank of Canada governor David Dodge told a parliamentary committee on finance last month. Public policy should look at ways to level the playing field between defined contribution and DB plans, perhaps by looking at accounting standards.

Unhappy workers report high levels of stress