The program is designed so Canadians who die early in life subsidize those who live longer.
The increased CPP tax alone translates into $1,624 more in taxes.
In 2017, the average Canadian family with two or more people will pay $47,135 in total taxes.
For a government that claims to want to cut taxes on Canada’s middle class, the Trudeau Liberals are doing a bang up job of increasing them.
On health care, despite a high level of spending, Canadians have comparatively poor access to technology and doctors, and long wait times for surgery.
The latest tax increase is the payroll tax hike that will be used to finance CPP expansion.