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This article was originally posted on Benefits Canada.

The pension industry has struggled over the past few years.

But for the Top 100 pension plans in the country, things are looking up. According to a recent report on the plans, national assets have cracked the $800-billion mark for the first time.

They’ve also climbed nearly 10%, with a number of plans reporting double-digit increases in 2012. What’s more, only one plan saw a decline over that period, compared to 26 in 2011.

Read more on how the pension landscape in Canada is improving (and also check out the list of available articles about Canada’s top 100 pension plans.)

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Originally published on Advisor.ca

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