CPP

10:30AM
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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.


10:53AM
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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.


12:52PM
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Alberta’s outsized role in Canada matters for all Canadians

Albertans contributed $2.9 billion more to the CPP than they consumed in 2017.


10:09AM
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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.


12:08PM
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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.


10:46AM
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Albertans contribute disproportionately to the CPP and other programs

Alberta workers accounted for 16.5 per cent of total CPP contributions while Alberta retirees consumed 10.8 per cent of CPP expenditures.


1:31PM
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Globe and Mail's Rob Carrick offers superficial response to our CPP column

The expanded CPP will not increase overall retirement savings.