The Institute recently released a study that calculated rates of return (nominal and real) received by Canadian retirees from the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).
The Fraser Institute has been at the fore of publishing work related to pension issues and correcting misconceptions to provide Canadians with better information.
Reforming OAS so that high-income seniors receive fewer benefits could produce cost-savings to pay for increased benefits to vulnerable seniors.
The Ontario government claims the ORPP is necessary because we aren’t saving enough for retirement, but a number of recent studies show there is no retirement savings crisis in Canada.
Proponents of an expanded CPP ignore the ample resources already available to Canadians when they retire.
When federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau meets with his provincial and territorial counterparts next week, expanding the Canada Pension Plan will be on the agenda.
A series of blog posts will highlight key policy areas where Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s think-tank experience can be especially useful. In this post, we examine the policy choices surrounding retirement savings.
Upper-middle income earners in Canada receive full OAS benefits, which doesn’t represent effective targeting of benefits.
The Ontario Liberals recently introduced legislation to create a mandatory government pension plan modelled after the Canada Pension Plan.