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John Robson: Why are bad ideas, like CPP expansion, bound to be implemented by governments?

If you want to watch foxes guard a henhouse and gobble up your chickens, take a look at the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and ponder why when something is obviously a bad idea, it is more likely a Canadian government will do it. 780 more words

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Ratification of CPP enhancement deal delayed as B.C. asks for more time

OTTAWA — The push to conclude an agreement-in-principle that would boost the Canada Pension Plan hit a snag today with British Columbia missing the deadline to ratify the deal. 110 more words

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Nearly two thirds of Ontario voters support CPP expansion as Wynne's approval ticks up, poll says

Almost two thirds of Ontario voters support the planned expansion of the Canada Pension Plan, a new poll finds.

A strong majority — 63 per cent — agreed with the finance ministers’ decision to increase CPP contributions in 2019 to boost payouts beginning in 2012, according to a Forum Research… 420 more words

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Canada Pension Plan sharing in Pokemon Go’s success

Pokemon Go’s popularity is benefiting Canadians – even those who aren’t playing the augmented-reality game.

Anyone who’s paying into the Canada Pension Plan should thank all the Pidgey-hunters out there: Nintendo’s stock has shot up, and CPP has invested in a lot of it. 174 more words

Canada

The big CPP clash: Who’s fuelling pension myths now?

The “agreement in principle” to expand the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is a major change to one of the key pillars of Canada’s retirement income system. 790 more words

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The big CPP clash: Still off the mark on pension policy

Young people face a radically different set of circumstances than boomers

The last thing I want to do is to fuel misunderstanding over the benefits of CPP expansion. 801 more words

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Andrew Coyne: Turning the CPP into 18 million 'RRSPs'

It has been three weeks since the nation’s finance ministers issued that strange, haiku-like “agreement on principle” to expand the Canada Pension Plan, its 112 words somehow neglecting to mention such intriguing details as how much premiums would increase. 922 more words

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