Posts filed under: Pension News

BY JONATHAN CHEVREAU ON AUGUST 24, 2022 The longer you wait to use CPP and OAS, the more you could earn monthly. But with the recent boosts, is it more tempting to use these benefits? One of the perennial chestnuts of personal...
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News release August 2, 2022             Gatineau, Quebec            Employment and Social Development Canada Employment and Social Development Canada is committed to making it easier for Canadians to find, apply for, and manage federal benefits.   Following a competitive and...
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Erin Pottie · CBC News · Posted: Jun 14, 2022 This story is part of a series from CBC Cape Breton called The High Cost of Getting By. In the series, reporters examine how the rising cost of daily living is affecting people on...
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GATINEAU, QC, June 2, 2022 The Government of Canada has reintroduced legislation to create a new Canada Disability Benefit (CDB). The purpose of the proposed benefit is to reduce poverty and support the financial security of working-age persons with disabilities. In...
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By Simon Little & John Hua  Global News  Posted May 25, 2022 Backlogs and bottlenecks in passport processing through Service Canada appear to be causing problems for clients seeking other core services through the facilities, such as death benefits or employment insurance. Lower...
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THE EDITORIAL BOARD, PUBLISHED MAY 2, 2022 A new round of data from the 2021 census details what has long been known: Canada, you’re getting old. While Canada is younger than Group of Seven countries such as Germany and France (but older than...
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If governments in Canada want to help seniors who want to continue working, they should remove barriers that discourage them from remaining in the workforce, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public...
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Brooklyn Neustaeter CTVNews.ca Writer | Published Friday, April 8, 2022 The federal government unveiled its highly-anticipated spring budget on Thursday, which proposes an additional $20 million to support Canadian seniors. The government says it will allocate that $20 million over two years,...
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$20 a month high-speed Internet will help connect hundreds of thousands of low-income families and seniors April 4, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians need access to high-quality Internet services at affordable prices. Through the Connecting Families initiative, the Government of Canada, in partnership...
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By  Dan Gray – March 17, 2022 With interest rates and house prices on the rise, some believe the country is headed towards a housing bubble, such as the one seen in the US in the mid-2000’s. Added to those two...
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By Tomasia DaSilva  Global News Posted March 22, 2022 It has been a taxing time for tens of thousands of Canadian seniors who haven’t been able to file their 2021 tax returns yet. Global News has heard from a number of...
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Inflation, cost hikes threaten financial security for some seniors Stephen David Cook · CBC News · Posted: Mar 11, 2022 Many seniors are having to make tough choices as a rising cost of living compounds difficulties brought about by two years of life during...
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Mar 03, 2022 | Employment and Social Development Canada GATINEAU, QC, March 3, 2022 /CNW/ – Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Government of Canada has helped millions of Canadians experiencing financial hardship, including vulnerable and low-income seniors, by providing them with COVID-19-related...
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News release February 8, 2022              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada As the global pandemic continues in Canada, the Government will continue to support vulnerable, low-income seniors who are...
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By Rochelle Baker, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterCanada’s National Observer | Tue., Feb. 22, 2022 Low-income seniors desperate for compensation after suffering clawbacks to their Guaranteed Income Supplement by Ottawa are finally getting help, North Island MP Rachel Blaney said on Monday....
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Bryan Borzykowski, Special to CP24.com Published Thursday, February 17, 2022 11:48AM EST Everyone has a moment they wish they could do over. But what if that moment happens in the workplace? Depending on what occurred, you could find yourself fired...
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News release February 8, 2022              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada As the global pandemic continues in Canada, the Government will continue to support vulnerable, low-income seniors who are...
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MoneyWise | Sigrid Forberg | Feb 04, 2022 As a non-resident, some of your benefits will disappear, but many can be yours to keep If working is the stick, then retirement is the carrot. But what if you decide you...
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by KIRA VERMOND Trixie Rowein, portfolio manager and founder with the PAX Portfolio Advisory at Raymond James Ltd. in Edmonton, recently contacted a 70-year-old client for his annual review. She had one pressing question for him: Why was he still...
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Mood of Canadians Part Two: Younger adults, in the 18 to 34 age range, are more inclined to say they will do something expensive than people older than 55 Joseph Brean, Publishing date: Dec 29, 2021 Some people learned to...
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