Canada Pension Plan

Canada Pension Plan Knee-Deep In Unethical Fossil Fuel Stocks

Nick Fillmore | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Politics
Nick Fillmore

At a time when countries around the world are phasing out coal operations, the Investment Fund is holding billions of dollars in coal operations. Canada is far behind in meeting its carbon reduction obligations, and burning coal is the single greatest threat to our climate.

Canada's Economy Will Take A Short-Term Hit With CPP Expansion

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2016 | Canada Business

"It will be better for people in the long run."

Proposed CPP Expansion To Be Put Under The Microscope

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.13.2016 | Canada

The Commons finance committee is holding an emergency meeting to discuss the plan.

Poor Global Growth Outlook A 'Real Challenge' For Canada: Morneau

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's trade deficit with the world swelled to a record level of $3.6 billion in June.

Premiers Committed To Freer Trade Within Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Politics

Canada's provincial and territorial leaders gather in Whitehorse to discuss trade, health, climate, and pensions.

Tories Call On Liberals To Hit Pause On CPP Reform

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Politics

Finance Minister Bill Morneau's office says the public will have its say later.

Canada Post Issues Lockout Notice To Union

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Business

Canada Post said it plans to suspend the collective agreement as of Friday.

Manitoba Suggests CPP Changes After Opting Out Of Deal

CP | Chinta Puxle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.27.2016 | Canada Politics

Virtually all other provinces support the deal.

Ontario Premier Not Shy About Taking Credit For CPP Deal

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Politics

Tell us how you really feel.

Business Lobby Groups Up In Arms Over 'Devastating' CPP Expansion

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Business

But economists disagree.

Historic CPP Expansion Agreement Is Something To Celebrate

Susan Eng | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Business
Susan Eng

Savour the moment: This is the first public pension reform in a generation and will go a long way to improving retirement security for today's workforce, 11 million of whom have no workplace pension plan to help them save. Younger voters, given credit for the Trudeau election win, might not have known it at the time but this is for them!

Liberals Reach Agreement With Provinces On CPP Reform

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Politics

"I think we have reached a balanced approach to setting the objectives that were set out."

Vast Majority Of Canadians Support CPP Expansion: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Business

But a large minority worries the economy can't take it.

Expanding Canada Pension Plan Key To Lasting Retirement Security

Charles Sousa | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Politics
Charles Sousa

Fifty years ago we fixed the problem through vision and leadership by creating the CPP. Today we need to fortify the CPP to give future generations of Canadians confidence that they can live with dignity when their working life comes to an end. It's a proven and sensible approach.

Workers, Employers Eye Upcoming Changes To Canada Pension Plan

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2016 | Canada Business

A great many people in their 30s and 40s don't expect the Canada Pension Plan to be of much help in their retirement.

Ontario To Halt Provincial Pension Plan If CPP Deal Reached

CBC | CBC News | Posted 06.18.2016 | Canada Politics

A deal requires the consent of seven of the 10 provinces with two-thirds of Canada's population.

Finance Minister's Briefing Book Raises Red Flags

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Politics

Canada is spending way less on public pensions than many other rich nations.

The Straight Truth: A Pension Plan Hike Is A Terrible Idea

Dan Kelly | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Politics
Dan Kelly

There will be a lot on the line for Canadian workers and business owners. But it's not too late to put the brakes on a proposal that will destroy jobs, hold back wages and even push some businesses over the edge in years to come.

Canadians Need A Better Public Pension Plan Not Empty Promises

Susan Eng | Posted 05.20.2016 | Canada Politics
Susan Eng

The Trudeau government's first budget offered hope but little change on increasing the CPP in our lifetime. After extolling the virtues of the Canada Pension Plan, we're told that the finance ministers talked about enhancing the CPP last December and set a goal of making a collective decision before the end of 2016.

Retirement Savings Plans Need More Than Luck: Morneau

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2016 | Canada Business

The Liberals repeated their support for strengthening the CPP in last week's budget

Harper Government's Voluntary CPP Plan Found Little Support: Document

CBC | Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Politics

Canadians gave a big thumbs-down to the Harper government's surprise proposal last year, according to documents.

Finance Ministers Agree To Revisit Pension Reform Talks

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Politics

With the country's economy struggling to rebound, there's an overarching theme Bill Morneau would like to focus on.

Trudeau Should Rethink The Finance Minister's Mandate

Charles Lammam | Posted 11.24.2016 | Canada Business
Charles Lammam

In an attempt to increase transparency, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made "mandate letters" to his ministers publicly available. These letters are intended to clarify the focus of each minister's portfolio. When it comes to the mandate delineated for the minister of finance, the prime minister should seriously rethink some of the priorities.

Wynne 'Thrilled' Federal Liberals Willing To Work With Provinces

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2016 | Canada Politics

Wynne says the first real test of Trudeau's willingness to work with the provinces will be as Canada develops a climate-change strategy.

Why Australia's Pension Reform Won't Work for Ontario

Rob Brown | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Business
Rob Brown

Before we blindly adopt the Australian pension system as our own, we need to take several long moments in deep thought and contemplation -- and look at the evidence. Yes, you are able to invest as you wish. In fact, you are responsible for investing your dollars to achieve the highest rate of return available. Is this something for which you feel capable?