Archived - Canadians Can Count on a Stronger, Financially Sustainable Canada Pension Plan
September 27, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada
Helping Canadians achieve a safe, secure and dignified retirement is a core element of the Government of Canada’s plan to help the middle class and those working hard to join it. The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) enhancement agreed to by Canada’s governments on June 20, 2016 will give Canadians a more generous public pension system, which will support the conditions for long-term economic growth in Canada.
Minister of Finance Bill Morneau today tabled in Parliament the 27th Actuarial Report on the Canada Pension Plan. The Report concludes that the existing CPP is on a sustainable financial footing at its current contribution rate of 9.9 per cent for at least the next 75 years. CPP legislation requires that an actuarial report be prepared every three years to support federal and provincial finance ministers in conducting financial state reviews of the CPP as joint stewards of the Plan.
The CPP enhancement will build on this strong record of financial management: The Chief Actuary will conduct an actuarial assessment of the enhancement once legislation implementing the enhancement is introduced in Parliament.
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Office of the Minister of Finance
Department of Finance Canada
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