canada pension plan

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Federal government’s spending rationale based on misleading debt picture

Canada has the fifth-highest level of total indebtedness (relative to the size of our economy) among 29 industrialized countries.


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CPP tax hike hurts Canadian workers

Unlike an RRSP or TFSA, the CPP does not allow Canadians to withdraw money early.


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‘Fair Deal’ panel right to consider Alberta withdrawal from CPP
The CPP investment board has more than 1,800 employees, mostly in Toronto.

2:38PM
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So how broke is the Canada Pension Plan?

It’s close, but assets do exceed liabilities.


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Contributions to the CPP—comparing provinces

Alberta’s $27.9 billion net contribution over this period is almost four times greater than Ontario’s.


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Advertisements mislead Canadians about the CPP investment board

The bulk of current contributions fund the benefits to current retirees.


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The expanded CPP’s overall rate of return for workers is a meagre 2.5 per cent.