Home Canada Pension Plan

The preferred mandatory DC plan would require employees to contribute only on earnings over $25,000

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 24, 2014 December 14, 2017
  • 12:00

Mercer senior partner lists shortcomings with pooled registered pension plans

Ontario prepared to go it alone with pension improvements

Total assets of the plan are expected to rise from $175 billion in 2012 to $300 billion by 2020

CEO says quarter’s low return isn’t a big concern

Mercer finds areas for improvement, in particular with the savings rates of middle income households

Summit participants offered possible solutions and policy directions to reform Canada’s pensions

Gain includes $1.9 billion in net investment income

Benefits of expansion need to be weighed against the costs, says Fraser Institute report

McCaughey's proposal based on simplicity, predictable payout