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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.

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.

PEI home to most generous “bridge benefits”

June 18, 2013
One reason why so many public servants retire early is that they are eligible to collect a “bridge benefit” (a temporary income top-up that ends when a retired public servant reaches the age of 65) of $8,154 a year for PEI provincial government retirees.

Reaching out to Finance Minister Sheridan 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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