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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.

GNWT praised for not following Ontario’s pension lead

June 9, 2014
CFIB sent a letter to NWT Finance Minister, Michael Miltenberger, warning against working with the Ontario government to develop a new mandatory provincial pension plan that would substantially increase payroll taxes for small business while reducing the disposable income of their employees.
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