ORPP

— Jun 17, 2016
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Accounting for non-pension assets in projections of future retirement income makes a difference.
— May 12, 2016
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Given that most Ontarians are well-prepared for retirement, the ORPP is a solution in search of a problem.
— Jan 27, 2016
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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has reiterated her government’s commitment to push ahead with a provincial pension plan.
— Jan 20, 2016
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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.

— Aug 13, 2015
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As the Ontario government moves ahead with plans for a new mandatory provincial pension program in January 2017, early signs suggest the program will be largely modelled after the Canada Pension Plan. Ontarians, however, would benefit from a broader debate that looks beyond their borders.

— Aug 11, 2015
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Lessons for Ontario and Canada from Forced Retirement Saving Mandates in Australia

Lessons for Ontario and Canada from Forced Retirement Saving Mandates in Australia examines the options available to the Ontario government for designing its mandatory provincial pension program.  Specifically, it notes that Australia’s system of forced individual retirement saving accounts — which more closely resemble Canada’s RRSP’s — could serve as a model instead of the Canada Pension Plan.