April 6, 2012

Caisse: the people's conglomerate


I'm hoping that by the time I'm ready to cash in on what the Caisse has done with my pension — paid out in modest fixed rates, not dividends, alas — I might be able to afford to stay a night at one of my hotels.

Peter Black is a radio broadcaster and writer based in Quebec City. He has worked on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, in Montreal as a newspaper reporter and editor, and as a translator and freelance writer. He can be reached at

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