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Every other week, we release 5 Minutes for Business, a publication written by Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director of Economic, Financial and Tax Policy. In these publications, Hendrik briefly describes current issues that affect the Canadian economy and provides insight on what it will mean for Canadians today and the future. In this week’s edition, he looks at how the government can help Canadians save for their retirement without hurting the economy.  

We’ve all heard the argument that Canadians don’t save enough and we must act now. The government seems determined to increase contributions to the Canada Pension Plan, and the Finance Minister has said repeatedly that he hopes to reach an agreement with the provices by the end of 2016. With Ontario’s Retirement Pension Plan set to commence enrollment in 2017, the race is on to find a federal solution that will avert a patchwork of provincial programs cropping up.

What could that solution be?

Read 5 Minutes for Business to find out.

For more information, please contact Hendrik Brakel.

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