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The new old-age security? A job

February 22, 2013

Bill VanGorder is aware of the irony that he now works longer hours, at the age of 70, than he ever did before he ...

CARP talks about CPP & PRPPs on New Brunswick’s Todd Veinotte Show

December 20, 2012

December 20, 2012 – Yesterday, Ms. Susan Eng spoke on the Todd Veinotte Show, based in New Brunswick, about CARP’s ...

Flaherty says economy still too weak to boost Canada Pension Plan

December 19, 2012

OTTAWA - Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is re-introducing options for enriching Canada's primary pension plan, but ...

CPP debate delay wins no big supporters

December 19, 2012

Canada's Finance Minister Jim Flaherty pushed back a decision about potentially boosting the country's main public ...

Flaherty seeks unity on reform

December 19, 2012

Jim Flaherty is setting a high bar for boosting the Canada Pension Plan, saying any move to increase benefits and ...

Finance ministers put CPP reform back on the agenda

December 19, 2012

Canada’s finance ministers have announced a “way forward” on expanding the Canada Pension Plan, but put off any ...

Action needed to put pensions on road to health

December 15, 2012

The federal and provincial governments agree that Canadians aren’t saving enough for their retirement. Some have been ...

Progressive Conservative Plan for Pensions

December 7, 2012

December 7, 2012 – Implementing Pooled Retirement Pension Plans (PRPPs) and taking on “generous” public pensions ...

Hope still alive for resurrection of Quebec’s pooled pensions

December 7, 2012

Recently thought to be dead on arrival, Quebec’s Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP) could be resurrected by the ...