BC to back Ottawa’s proposal to expand the CPP
Trudeau government to introduce legislation n the House of Commons “shortly.”
Poloz supports CPP expansion to help future retirees
As stubbornly low interest rates persist, BoC governor thinks it’s time for Canadians to revisit their retirement plans.
Canadians not informed on CPP expansion deal: Ipsos poll
CFIB says 70% oppose the plan if it affects their wages.
CPP enhancement deal delayed as BC asks for more time
Province wants more time to explain the deal to residents and stakeholders, such as business owners.
Nearly half of working age Canadians not saving for retirement
Survey respondents (20%) say money from downsizing or selling property will help pay for retirement.
CPP expansion without business consultation “irresponsible”: CFIB
Three-quarters of survey respondents say there are better ways to encourage Canadians to save for retirement.
CPP reform was swift in policy making terms
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Wynne takes credit for CPP enhancement
Ontario premier says there wouldn’t be a deal had she not been a “thorn in the sides” of the other premiers.
Ottawa, provinces quickly agree to Canada Pension Plan reform
Provinces asked to finalize the agreement by July 15; Manitoba and Quebec are out.
Expanding CPP no help to most financially vulnerable
Fraser Institute calls instead for programs targeting low-income seniors needed.
CPP promises meagre return, especially for younger workers
Canadians born after 1971 will receive just 2.1% return from the Canada Pension Plan.
Several reasons to oppose CPP expansion
“An expanded CPP could produce a marked increase in the average Canadian family’s total tax bill…”
Trudeau promises Wynne federal help with Ontario pension plan
Ontario will plan to start payroll deductions for the ORPP on Jan. 1, 2017 unless and until there is agreement to enhance the CPP.
Trudeau, Wynne meeting in Toronto to chat climate change, other issues
The province is hoping for federal help with its signature $130 billion, 10-year plan for public transit and infrastructure projects.
Wynne optimistic Trudeau Liberals will work with provinces
Ontario premier says she is confident the new federal government will enhance the Canada Pension Plan.