Pensions and Retirement Security

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Canadians 35-54 years of age are the most likely to have withdrawn money from their RRSP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

January 10, 2011

“Alberta simply don’t believe that there should be a public response to what they consider to be a private issue. It’s not a view that the government of Nova Scotia shares.

January 7, 2011

The percentage of paid workers covered by a pension plan declined, from 41% in 1998 to 38% in 2008.

December 1, 2010

Expanding the CPP would ultimately save governments money, by making future retirees less financially dependent.