This month on the Hennessy Index: the Harper government's proposed changes to Canada's Old Age Security (OAS).
Old Age Security
Canada's pension system goes back to 1927. Now, Harper wants to make changes, but will not engage in open debate and discussion.
When Stephen Harper was in Davos, Switzerland, last week to address the World Economic Forum, he did not talk about the subject of the conference. Instead he presented his austerity plan for Canada.
On This Day
Established by an Act of Parliament, the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) has been in operation since January 1, 1966
"To build policy based on Clifford Olson is the most irrational idea," says head of the John Howard Society, but the media and opposition are afraid to challenge the government on this.
Mar 14, 2010
Al Green Theatre at the Miles Nadal JCC
750 Spadina Avenue (southwest corner of Bloor/Spadina)Toronto
Canada43° 39' 59.9004" N, 79° 24' 13.716" W
Venue Partner Al Green Theatre and MP Olivia Chow present Gemini award winning film House Calls plus a forum on affordable and comprehensive home care.