Feb 2, 2012

Harper targeting pensions

Alexandre Boulerice
Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced to his billionaire friends in Davos his intention to make changes to Canada's retirement system. True to form, Harper circumvented the parliamentary process.
Aug 9, 2011

About those 'unfunded liabilities'

Marc Lee
When it comes to the Canada Pension Plan, a major talking point from the right is that the CPP has "unfunded liabilities," with the implication that it is financially unsustainable. This is nonsense.
Jul 22, 2011

Expanding the Canada Pension Plan

Andrew Jackson
The case for expanding the CPP as a response to the crisis of private pensions continues to win support -- even as the financial industry and small business lobbies continue to fight pension reform.
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Canada Pension Plan

On This Day
Established by an Act of Parliament, the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) has been in operation since January 1, 1966
Nov 30, 2010

Battle looms over public pension expansion

The notion that we can't afford strong public programs -- that we're better off buying services on our own -- is one of the central falsehoods blocking meaningful progress toward improving well-being.


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