The Fraser Institute has been at the fore of publishing work related to pension issues and correcting misconceptions to provide Canadians with better information.
The percentage of seniors living in low-income has consistently fallen over the past four decades.
The Ontario government claims the ORPP is necessary because we aren’t saving enough for retirement, but a number of recent studies show there is no retirement savings crisis in Canada.
Proponents of an expanded CPP ignore the ample resources already available to Canadians when they retire.
The Canadian retirement income system already provides Canadians with an adequate standard of living in retirement.
When federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau meets with his provincial and territorial counterparts next week, expanding the Canada Pension Plan will be on the agenda.
In an attempt to increase transparency, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made “mandate letters” to his ministers publicly available. These letters are intended to clarify the focus of each minister’s portfolio.
A series of blog posts will highlight key policy areas where Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s think-tank experience can be especially useful. In this post, we examine the policy choices surrounding retirement savings.