Canada Pension Plan

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Aug 9, 2011

About those 'unfunded liabilities'

Marc Lee
When it comes to the Canada Pension Plan, a major talking point from the right is that the CPP has "unfunded liabilities," with the implication that it is financially unsustainable. This is nonsense.
Blog
Jul 22, 2011

Expanding the Canada Pension Plan

Andrew Jackson
The case for expanding the CPP as a response to the crisis of private pensions continues to win support -- even as the financial industry and small business lobbies continue to fight pension reform.
Blog
Jun 25, 2011

Who holds the family purse strings?

Andrew Jackson
StatsCan has released an interesting paper looking at who controls the family finances in couples with one partner. It is a salutary reminder that one cannot just assume pooling of family income.

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