Policy number:
2016 – MSC
WHEREAS 11 million Canadians do not have access to a workplace pension plan; and

WHEREAS Workplace coverage continues to decline, particularly in the private sector with less than 25% of workers participating in a workplace pension plan; and

WHEREAS The new Federal Government has committed to enhancing the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) within the 2016 calendar year; and

WHERAS The Canadian Labour Congress and the FTQ have made a proposal to dou- ble Canada Pension Plan benefits through a gradual increase of contributions

That the National Pensioners Federation and its affiliates lobby provincial Finance Ministers to support the Canadian Labour Congress proposal for an enhanced Canada Pension Plan and Quebec Pension Plan.