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Who should own Saskatchewan farmland?

REGINA – Saskatchewan has opened up its consultation to find out who should be able to own farmland. Land ownership became a hot topic as prices rose and when the Canada Pension Plan bought some Saskatchewan land. 87 more words


The Diminished Expectations of Age

On May 14th, Power Financial CEO Jeffrey Orr told shareholders that “the vast majority of Canadians are on track to sustain their standard of living in retirement,” and cautioned against implementing the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) or expanding the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).  784 more words

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Opinion: The federal budget doesn't help most seniors

The April 21 federal budget has been touted as “the seniors’ budget” and many have praised the “wins” in the budget for seniors. However, is this really the case? 1,121 more words


A retirement abroad may give this Canadian immigrant more bang for his buck

Situation: Late arrival to Canada means man has to cope with modest savings, low government pension benefits

Solution: Cash in condo, then consider retirement in a warm country with low cost of living…

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Yedlin: Laricina's financial struggles highlight challenges of developing new technology

The energy sector has survived, grown and prospered by its ability to innovate and commercialize new methods of exploration, development and extraction processes that boost production and lower costs. 1,102 more words


Kelly McParland: Hydro One selloff is Liberals' way of testing whether Ontarians will believe anything

Stuck with a $12.5 billion deficit and no coherent plan to eliminate it, Ontario’s Premier Kathleen Wynne has seized on a potential means of raising short-term spending money: sell off a piece of Hydro One. 873 more words

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When should you start your CPP benefits?

By Sheryl Smolkin

I retired early and elected to start receiving my Canada Pension in 2010 at age 60. As I result my pension was reduced by 30% (.5% for every month prior to age 65) and I currently receive $675.20/month. 548 more words