DAN KELLY

CP

PENSION PLAN SHOWDOWN

OTTAWA - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is suggesting he may present his own targeted proposal on pension reform at Monday's meeting with provincial colleagues, saying he is still concerned about raisi...
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Saving The Young From Their Future Impoverishment

A Bank of Montreal poll found that almost a third of young Canadians haven't saved a penny for retirement, and only 10 per cent have given much thought to exactly how much money they're going to need to retire. Clearly, we need to get these folks saving, and fast. I'd like to see today's young Canadians -- particularly those without a gold-plated public sector worker or MP pension -- wind up with something, rather than nothing for their retirement. PRPPs can help employees at private sector small businesses save money for the future.