Pension fears abating: survey

Solid returns on investments reassuring but concerns over risks remain
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/14/2007

The majority of Canadian CFOs and HR vice-presidents still believe there is a pension funding crisis, but they’re not as pessimistic as they used to be when it comes to the long-term picture.

In 2006, 61 per cent of CFOs and 67 per cent of HR vice-presidents surveyed said they thought the pension crisis would be long-lasting.

This year, those numbers dropped to 48 per cent and 40 per cent respectively, according to the