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Opposing CPP expansion bad advice for Canadian workers

Re: Fraser: It’s hard to defend expanding CPP, guest column by Jason Clemens and Joel Emes, May 12.

A recent report published in The Star, authored by two Fraser Institute economists suggests that the Canada Pension Plan should not be expanded. 264 more words


Why you might be better off without a defined-benefit pension plan

Some people have all the luck. When they retire, they receive a fixed pension for life from their work.

For those without a defined-benefit pension from work, here is the good news: You might be even better off without it. 1,156 more words


Andrew Coyne: CPP board can't escape blame for fund's bloated state

Whatever may have prompted Mark Wiseman’s sudden departure from the CPP Investment Board after less than four years as CEO, it is unlikely his successor will do much to change its basic direction. 938 more words

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CPP investment chief Mark Wiseman to make surprise exit after nearly four years at helm

The executive who oversees investments on behalf of Canada’s largest pension fund is leaving in a surprise move that is in marked contrast to the “orderly long-term succession plan” of his predecessor. 657 more words

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Retirement basics in Canada

The government of Canada has a great little tool to determine how much you will need to retire and how much you will need to save to achieve this. 419 more words


Warning to Finance Ministers: leaving some workers out of an expanded CPP could boost precarious employment

Despite having had few good things to say about CPP expansion in the past, Business Council of Canada CEO John Manley and Chamber of Commerce CEO Perrin Beatty now grudgingly endorse… 376 more words

Pensions & Benefits

Montreal this morning: A pleasant day ahead

An uncomplicated forecast today: Expect a mix of sun and cloud, with a high of 16 C. The UV index will be 6 or high. 350 more words