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Welcome to ARIA – Discussing Pension News in Canada & Beyond

This is a blog from the Alliance for Retirement Income Adequacy to ensure that the ongoing pension debate, here in Canada and around the world, includes ongoing, current and meaningful discussion of the importance of adequate income in retirement.

ARIA is a discussion point for retirement income adequacy issues. In addition to talking about the value of defined benefit pension plans, we will also look at the role of defined contribution plans, Canada Pension Plan, Pooled Registered Pension Plans, RRSPs, Tax-Free Savings Accounts, and other retirement savings vehicles from Canada and around the world – and the role they play in ensuring people have enough to retire on.


Global Pension News

Pension Financial Results - Latest News on Your Pension Sustainability

Pension Investments

Retirement Income Security - For Young & Old

The Retirement Crisis

Pension Research


It’s not quite a return to the days of defined benefit pensions, but an increasing number of defined contribution schemes are taking on elements of DB to improve retirement-security prospects for...

It has been noted by many experts and studies that the defined benefit approach to retirement income is more secure and reliable than the defined contribution direction. That’s because a DB plan...

When it comes to adequate retirement income, accumulating it is only half the equation. The other part is in the decumulation phases, or how to turn that income into retirement benefits. In that...


Pension Analysis

Adequate Retirement Income

Pension Legislation

What's New in Retirement

Defined Benefit's Retirement Value

From the Pension Experts