Pensions and Retirement Security

March 18, 2011

QPP contributions will increase while workers who retire before age 65 will have their QPP benefits further reduced

March 17, 2011

"As a mechanism for addressing the deficiencies in Canada’s retirement income system, PRPPs are greatly inferior to an expanded CPP."

March 15, 2011

Level exceeds the previous high reached in the second quarter of 2008.

March 14, 2011

Two thirds cite lack of funds as reason for not making RRSP contribution.

March 14, 2011

Payments under OAS and GIS will rise 0.5 percent.

March 11, 2011

Canadians believe they'll work longer than the traditional retirement age of 65, they're less confident about their retirement outlook, and they're concerned about their financial well-being.

March 2, 2011

Canadians 35-54 years of age are the most likely to have withdrawn money from their RRSP

February 3, 2011

Forty percent of working Canadians age 55 or older view their financial plans for retirement as less than adequate.

January 25, 2011

At issue is the fact that the federal government raided a $28 billion surplus from pension plans of federal public service employees

January 17, 2011

“The notion that small businesses will join a PRPP because it’s simpler than existing employee-sponsored options is a bit of pipedream.”