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Target Benefit Pension Plans -CARP Submission to Finance Canada

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On June 23, 2014 CARP submitted its recommendations to the Department of Finance on the proposed introduction of Target Benefit Pension Plans for federally regulated industries and public sector employers. CARP raised concerns that Target Benefit plans might be used by federal industries and government agencies to erode current Defined Benefit pension plans. Target Benefit plans can be designed to … Read more

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CARP Action so far in 2014: Federal Budget Consult with Alice Wong, Ontario Budget Submission, Federal Caregiver Support Consultation and Ontario PRPP Submission!

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Federal Budget Consultation: CARP meets with Federal Minister for Seniors CARP met with federal Minister Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors in a pre-budget consultation roundtable meeting on January 15, 2014. CARP welcomed the Minister’s request for input on what government can do to ensure skills development and high quality jobs particularly for older workers, how government can help … Read more

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CARP’s Federal Pre-Budget Submission 2013

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  CARP submitted our annual budget recommendations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on August 8rd, 2013. CARP is recommending that the federal government help older Canadians achieve financial security through comprehensive pension reform, better investor protection, and by ensuring the rights of older workers. Below is a copy of the submission document and an executive summary … Read more

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CARP at Finance Committee – People Behind the Numbers

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On October 23rd 2012, Susan Eng presented the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance with CARP’s Pre-Budget Consultation proposals and Submission: “The People Behind the Numbers“. Susan Eng, CARP VP of Advocacy presented and took questions from the Committee’s MPs. Click here to read a transcript of the proceedings Click here to read a summary of CARP’s Pre-Budget Submission

Posted in 2012 CARP Poll Reports, Your Finances

People Behind the Numbers: CARP 2012 Budget Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

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On August 3rd, 2012 – CARP submitted our Pre-Budget recommendations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance.  Below is a copy of the submission document and an executive summary of CARP’s recommendations. Please click here to download the full Pre-Budget Submission Executive Summary Canada’s aging population is increasingly in the public policy spotlight. But the 1 in 6 … Read more

Posted in 2012 CARP Poll Reports, Your Finances

Chronic Diseases and Ageing – Submission to Standing Committee on Health

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24 October 2011 – Health care remains a top priority for our members, like it is for all Canadians, but it matters more as we age – despite the fact that today’s generation of older Canadians are living longer, healthier lives. The Canadian health care system serves Canadians well for acute care but is not mandated to provide continuing care … Read more

Posted in 2011 CARP Poll Reports, Your Health

CARP at the Finance Committee October 2011

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Transcripts of CARP VP of Advocacy Susan Eng’s October 31st 2011 presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance have been added to Hansard.  To read the entire presentation on the Federal Budget as well as the questions and answers session, please download the Hansard here.

Posted in 2011 CARP Poll Reports, Your Finances

CARP Federal Pre-Budget Submission – August 2011

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On August 12th 2011, CARP Submitted its Federal Pre-Budget Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. What follows is a brief executive summary. The full submission is also available for downloading. Help Canadians Help Themselves to Retire in Dignity: Executive Summary Canadians spend their working years building towards a secure and dignified retirement. As Canadians age, they … Read more

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CARP Submission to Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) Re: Bill C-481

February 15, 2011 -To read a copy of CARP’s Submission on Bill C-481 (Bill to end mandatory retirement) to the HUMA Committee, please click here. To read about the CARP Action Online mandatory retirement poll results please click here.

Posted in 2011 CARP Poll Reports, Your Rights