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Catherine Swift

Chair, Canadian Federation of Independent Business

For Private Sector Workers, CPP's Bridge Benefit Leads to Nowhere

Most Canadian private sector taxpayers are blissfully unaware of the existence of a wonderful bonanza public sector workers enjoy at their expense -- namely, the Canada Pension Plan bridge benefit. But if people were fully informed about the special treatment accorded to public sector workers, one aspect of which being the bridge benefit, they likely would have been less willing to jump on the bandwagon of later retirement for themselves.
08/30/2012 05:09 EDT