Matthew Sylvain

More pension options needed for self-employed: OMA

Blog Polls The Ontario Medical Association is petitioning the federal minister of finance to consider changing the Income Tax Act to help self-employed doctors to establish pension plans. “Factors including an aging population retiring earlier, diminishing personal RRSP contributions and limited social security funding have led the OMA to call for more pension options to […]

By Matthew Sylvain |May 26, 2010

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Doctors’ retirement plans on life support

To gauge the impact of the financial crisis, all Dr. Maria Hugi has to do is look out the window of the home she purchased a few years ago in Dupont, Wash., with her fellow emergency room physician husband. The couple, who also are both ER doctors in Vancouver, where they have their primary home, […]

By Matthew Sylvain |February 9, 2009

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