While changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) recently adopted by the current federal Liberal government offer some improvement, they do not go far enough.
Promises to fix child care, maternity leave, and pensions that treat women fairly have all been broken -- and can't be forgotten because the PM has a nice tweet game.
Canada has witnessed a renewed public debate on the CPP since the 2008 world financial crisis and Parliament is set to debate it this fall. Here are 10 things to keep in mind.
From the inception of its campaign, the labour movement has been advocating a 100% increase in CPP benefits, but the new government agreement will only see benefits increase by a little more than 33%.
The Trudeau government has done what the Harper Conservatives said couldn't be done. It has negotiated a deal with the provinces to raise CPP contributions and enrich pension payouts.
There is still no clear plan from the Trudeau Liberal government to strengthen the economy and help working people in Canada.
This week, Canada’s Auditor General Michael Ferguson released a damning report on the state of the Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPPD) program.
The big news out of the latest announcement from the Ontario government about the Ontario Registered Pension Plan is that there is no news.
There had been hope the new federal finance minister, Bill Morneau, would at last get the provinces onside to enhance the CPP/QPP. No such luck.
CARP is pushing for pension plan reform in the 2015 federal election.