Canada's pension crisis subject of panel Oct 21/2009

HALIFAX, Oct. 19 /CNW/ - The assessment of seniors financial vulnerability is the subject of a special evening panel presented by CARP (Canadian Association of Retired Persons), Wednesday October 21st. at the Atlantica Hotel (formerly The Holiday Inn at Quinpool and Robie). Doors open at 6:30 P.M., program begins at 7:00 P.M. and concludes at 9:30 P.M.. Free for members, $10 for guests.. Seating is limited, RSVP at (902) 454-2267.

Presented by CARP's N.S. Chapter, the panel includes two outstanding experts, Bill Black, who recently chaired Nova Scotia Pension Review Panel and CARP's national V.P. of Advocacy, Susan Eng. Moderator and coordinator of the panel is Bernie Miller, CARP's Nova Scotia's Financial Chair.

The panel will guide the audience through the current issues relating to the pensions plans that have experienced serious set backs during the past two years of recession---the situation has become a crisis in Canada.

Sutton Professional Realty is the corporate sponsor for the October 21st evening, other events will be held in November and December.


For further information: For further information: interviews, TV or photo ops, contact Bill VanGorder, (902) 454-2267 (bus), (902) 497-8073 (cell),; Cathy Lively, (902) 479-0065,, or Ed Murray: C.Edmund Murray Public Relations CARP, (902) 479-1515,

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