Canada has the fifth-highest level of total indebtedness (relative to the size of our economy) among 29 industrialized countries.
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Unlike an RRSP or TFSA, the CPP does not allow Canadians to withdraw money early.
The CPP investment board has more than 1,800 employees, mostly in Toronto.
It’s close, but assets do exceed liabilities.
Alberta’s $27.9 billion net contribution over this period is almost four times greater than Ontario’s.
Albertans Make Disproportionate Contributions to National Programs: The Canada Pension Plan as a Case Study
The bulk of current contributions fund the benefits to current retirees.
The expanded CPP’s overall rate of return for workers is a meagre 2.5 per cent.