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CPP death benefit change slammed

By Jordan Press, THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA — A change to the Canada Pension Plan to provide a flat-rate death benefit to help low-income families cover funeral costs falls short of what funeral homes say is needed to cover the cost of a final farewell. 612 more words

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CPP death benefit change panned as insufficient to cover funeral costs

OTTAWA – A change to the Canada Pension Plan to provide a flat-rate death benefit to help low-income families cover funeral costs falls short of what funeral homes say is needed to cover the cost of a final farewell. 644 more words

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'It doesn't make sense': Change to CPP to provide flat-rate death benefit isn't actually enough to cover funerals

OTTAWA — A change to the Canada Pension Plan to provide a flat-rate death benefit to help low-income families cover funeral costs falls short of what funeral homes say is needed to cover the cost of a final farewell. 654 more words

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CPP changes end age restrictions on survivor benefits

By Jordan Press, THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA — Samantha MacDougall thought her fight to get her late partner’s Canada Pension Plan benefits would take years. 1,040 more words

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Finance ministers to rethink CPP changes, will also look drop-out clauses and death benefit

OTTAWA – Manitoba’s finance minister says he and his counterparts will take another look at changes to the Canada Pension Plan amid concerns that low-income workers and women are being shortchanged by the framework agreed to last year. 512 more words

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Pre-Funded Pensions and Social Solidarity

When finance ministers agreed to expand the Canada Pension Plan in June 2016, they didn’t give Canadians a simple expansion of the Canada Pension Plan. In important respects, they created a new and different social security benefit. 831 more words

Pensions & Benefits

Life expectancy growth is slowing, and the reason why might come down to one fundamental change

It turns out that the years leading up to 2011 were a golden period when it came to improvements in mortality. Mortality rates in this country were dropping significantly as Canadians were adding an average of 2.1 months to their life-spans in each year between 2000 and 2011. 907 more words

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