Canadians may be forced to contribute up to an extra $3,250 more to the CPP each year.
Accounting for non-pension assets in projections of future retirement income makes a difference.
A higher CPP benefit could trigger a reduction in federal (and provincial) government benefits targeted at low-income seniors.
The percentage of seniors living in low-income has consistently fallen over the past four decades.
National Pharmacare appears to be regarded by many as a panacea for the woes of the present hodgepodge of provincial drug plans, but some provinces seem to view it as an opportunity to alleviate the strain on their drug budgets.