“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.
Pensions and Retirement Security
The percentage of paid workers covered by a pension plan declined, from 41% in 1998 to 38% in 2008.
Expanding the CPP would ultimately save governments money, by making future retirees less financially dependent.
Special House of Commons debate shows broad-based support for expanded CPP
Help build the momentum for an expanded CPP by contacting your Member of Parliament.
'Time is running short to convince the federal government that it must move to reform the CPP.'
"Alberta is acting as a spoiler and standing in the way of real reform"
The clear majority of older workers planning to retire at the age of 65 from both their job and the labour force.
CPP Fund valued at $136.8 billion as of September 30, 2010
Three quarters of Canadians are financially unprepared for retirement