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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.

Small business opposition to the ORPP

September 10, 2015
Since its introduction in the 2014 Ontario Budget, small businesses have opposed the proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). Find out more about small business views on the ORPP.

The ORPP is dead; CPP rate hike is next

September 10, 2015
While the ORPP is gone, our fight against higher payroll taxes is far from over.

Axe the Ontario Pension Tax

November 17, 2014
The Ontario government is moving forward with a proposed mandatory provincial pension tax that targets small businesses and their employees. Get involved and let’s axe the pension tax!

Manitoba, PEI looking to join Ontario’s pension mistake

March 5, 2014
After narrowly avoiding a CPP hike, small business owners in Ontario, PEI and Manitoba are facing the even worse idea of a provincial pension plan.

A message to Provincial & Federal Finance Ministers: Do not delay PRPP implementation

December 14, 2012
CFIB welcomed an announcement that legislation for Pooled Registered Pension Plans (PRPPs) has beenwas given Royal Assent in June, 2012. Brand new Recent CFIB member data reveals that a third of small firms would consider offering a PRPP in their workplace.
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