Canada Cpp

Canadians Will Retire In Uncertainty If We Don't Act Now

Robert L. Brown | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada Politics
Robert L. Brown

The Fraser Institute has argued recently that the federal government has failed to make a convincing case for Canada Pension Plan (CPP) expansion. But their viewpoint depends heavily on trying to determine how much income Canadians need to retire with dignity. So, do we really need an expanded CPP?

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.

Canada Pension Plan Under Financial Pressure

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Business

Returns well below the long-run average.

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.

Ontario Dropped $70M On Scrapped Pension Plan

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Politics

"The Wynne Liberals owe Ontarians an apology."

Summer Jobs Build Money Smarts

Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Parents
Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada

That initial job can also serve as an ideal springboard to talk money management with your kids and help strengthen their financial knowledge.

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.

People Need Less Money To Live As They Get Older? (Not Quite)

Michael Wolfson | Posted 06.27.2016 | Canada Politics
Michael Wolfson

Recently the C.D. Howe Institute released a short study just in time for the finance ministers' meeting - rolling out the tired, old argument that as people age, they do not need as much money to live as when they were younger. If only retirement were so easy.

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.

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.

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 05.21.2017 | 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 03.29.2017 | Canada Business

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

Joshua Ostroff

Older Voters 'Could Control The Ballot Box': Moses Znaimer | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.18.2015 | Canada Living

"Every generation or two kids get momentarily enthused ... but generally it's people in our generation that actually vote rigorously."

Asking if Canadians Spend Too Much on Taxes Misses the Point

Michael Wolfson | Posted 10.08.2016 | Canada Business
Michael Wolfson

"There are lies, damned lies and statistics" is the well-worn phrase, but nothing better sums up the recent Fraser Institute scare mongering about taxes being the single largest budget item of Canadian households -- as catchy as the headlines may be, it is alarmist spin. Such biased economic exercises raise a fundamental question: Just what indicators should we be using to keep score on Canada's economic performance?

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?

NDP Would Move To Boost CPP Within 6 Months: Mulcair

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2016 | Canada Politics

"We will ensure that when a Canadian is promised a pension, they get it."

Canada Pension Plan Swings To Loss In Latest Quarter

CP | David Paddon, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The CPP Fund had a small investment loss in its most recent quarter but the retirement fund's assets increased by $4 billion overall b...

Feds Won't Help With Ontario Pension Plan: Oliver

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2016 | Canada Politics

Conservatives "will not assist the Ontario government" in the implementation of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan.

Canadians Need a Policy Nudge to Enhance Pension Contributions

Robert L. Brown | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Politics
Robert L. Brown

Pension reform continues to hold interest across the country, especially given the willingness of the federal Conservatives to at least talk about expanding the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). Pundits and politicos are weighing in now with blunt talk of "voluntary" or "mandatory" enhancements to CPP. Neither may be exactly what Canadians want. Here's why.

CPP Hike A Tax Increase? Tories' Claim Put To Test

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - "What we will not do is reach into the pockets of middle-class Canadians with a mandatory payroll tax like the Liberals and NDP would do." ...