Canada Pension Plan

Pension shakeup needed for CPP

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December 18, 2012
Pension shakeup needed for CPP

Bill Tufts, Special to Financial Post | Dec 17 Adjustments to CPP a diversion from the real problem Some politicians and unions in Canada are on an ideological mission to increase the Canada Pension Plan without understanding the key drivers and policy implications behind the move. Business is solidly against the move, seeing it...
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European Debt Crisis; Impending Catastrophe…

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July 12, 2011
European Debt Crisis; Impending Catastrophe…

  I received an email today from  Rob Viles. Rob is a concerned citizen and runs a successful business in Hamilton Ontario. Rob knows what it is like to be responsible for employees and the success of his business. Like many of us he is concerned about runaway debt and the impact it has...
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Pension report from BC’s Finance Minister

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January 22, 2010
Pension report from BC’s Finance Minister

The Globe and Mail pension specialist, Janet McFarland, covered a report released from the BC government. The report shares their vision for the future of pensions in Canada. Middle-income retirees face pinch BC Pensions Report This ia an excellent article on an interesting topic. The CPP as it stands is designed to provide 25%...
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Supplementary Plans and Pension Shortfalls in Alberta

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September 14, 2009
Supplementary Plans and Pension Shortfalls in Alberta

Alberta and the rest of the Western Premiers are Pushing for new Pension Plan It is a great idea but how will it be funded? The Fraser Institute figures that already we work more than 5 months before we start to save money for ourselves. How can we save more money for the Supplementary...
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