OAS benefits

— Nov 23, 2017
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The Age of Eligibility for Public Retirement Programs in the OECD

The Age of Eligibility for Public Retirement Programs in the OECD finds that Canada is out of step with most major industrialized countries—and the other G7 nations—which are increasing the age of eligibility for public retirement programs. In fact, of the 22 high-income industrialized countries (apart from Canada) in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), 18 of them—82 per cent—are increasing the age of eligibility for government retirement programs.

— Jun 17, 2016
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Accounting for non-pension assets in projections of future retirement income makes a difference.
— Jun 13, 2016
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A higher CPP benefit could trigger a reduction in federal (and provincial) government benefits targeted at low-income seniors.
— Mar 30, 2016
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Reforming OAS so that high-income seniors receive fewer benefits could produce cost-savings to pay for increased benefits to vulnerable seniors.

— Mar 17, 2016
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Increased OAS spending means less spending elsewhere, higher taxes, and/or more government borrowing.