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Ontario spending millions on government ads that are partisan: auditor general

TORONTO – Ontario’s taxpayers have footed the bill for millions of dollars in government advertising that actually appears partisan, the auditor general said Wednesday, and millions more in social media ads her office isn’t allowed to review. 569 more words


CPP changes won't leave out women: Jean-Yves Duclos

OTTAWA – The federal minister in charge of the country’s social safety net says new parents, particularly women, won’t lose out on increased Canada Pension Plan benefits if they leave the workforce to care for young children. 712 more words


Andrew Coyne: Tapping private capital for infrastructure a good idea, mostly

If it was not clear before, it should be now: we are entering a new era in Canadian public finance, the age of user pay. Mayor John Tory’s tentative endorsement of Toronto’s first road tolls is one sign. 895 more words

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Liberals admit they could do more to improve CPP for those who temporarily leave workforce

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is admitting “more could be done” to protect the public pensions of Canadians who temporarily drop out of the workforce to raise their children or to cope with an illness. 467 more words


Nearing retirement and still insecure about your finances? Sadly, you're not alone

Here’s a depressing thought: The closer you get to retirement age, the less confident you may feel about your financial situation. Sadly, that’s what a Leger survey commissioned by mutual fund giant Mackenzie Investments seems to suggest. 685 more words

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Trudeau Liberals ‘trampling’ on women’s rights with new CPP regime: opposition

Many Canadian women and people with disabilities will be “penalized” because of a “flaw” in the amended pension program the Trudeau Liberals have brought forward, according to the New Democrats. 600 more words


Western Canadians buying less and worried about money: survey

Falling oil and higher housing prices in B.C. have left Western Canadians with a darker view of the future than 10 years ago, a survey… 530 more words