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Poll: most Canadians oppose CPP hike if it affects wages

September 8, 2016
A new Ipsos poll finds that most Canadians don’t understand how the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) works or what proposed expansion of CPP means. An overwhelming majority also support consultation for the government’s proposed CPP hike.

Reject CPP/QPP hikes: Open letter to finance ministers

December 17, 2015
New economic modeling data shows that jacking up CPP/QPP premiums will have a sizeable impact on the economy in the short-term with only gradual long-term gain.

CFIB expresses concern about CPP expansion

November 8, 2013
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) wrote Finance Minister Tom Marshall to express our views on the Government’s decision to re-iterate its support for Canada Pension Plan (CPP) expansion.

CFIB reacts to Government action on pension reform

September 24, 2013
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) wrote Premier Kathy Dunderdale on the important announcement she and Finance Minister Jerome Kennedy made on public sector pension plans on September 19, 2013. The letter was sent as well to Minister Kennedy; Liberal Finance critic, Dwight Ball; and NDP Finance critic, Lorraine Michael.

Reaching out to Finance Minister Marshall on Pooled Registered Pension Plans

June 27, 2012
Saving for retirement is a very real concern for our members. Over half of small business owners do not have retirement plans in place for themselves or their employees. That is why CFIB is urging governments to adopt the Pooled Registered Pension Plans (PRPP) so long as it remains voluntary, administratively simple and is a lower cost retirement option for small business owners and their employees.
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