Retraining key to getting and keeping economy moving in the future

The COVID-19 Crisis Working Group has proposed longer-term policy options to support Canadians during the pandemic and r…

SOCIETY | May 26 2020 02:15PM
Ottawa should rewrite “out of date” tax rules for seniors and their retirement funds

With the potential economic impact of COVID-19, many seniors are drawing down on their retirement funds. But the C.D. Ho…

SOCIETY | March 18 2020 01:46PM
Industry reacts to C.D. Howe report on insurance taxes

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (ACCAP) endorse a recent rep…

HEALTH | October 09 2018 09:30AM
Bank of Canada should hold overnight rate at 1.50 per cent, says C.D. Howe Institute

The C.D. Howe Institute’s Monetary Policy Council (MPC) says the Bank of Canada should hold its target for the overnight…

INVESTMENT | August 31 2018 11:30AM
Pensions and private annuities affected by the longevity gap between the rich and the poor

Pensions, healthcare and other age-dependent expenditures are all being affected by a longevity gap between rich and poo…

HEALTH | August 24 2018 09:45AM
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Retirees benefit if they hold off on taking federal and Quebec pension plans, states report

A new report by the C.D. Howe Institute says retirement savers would benefit from greater flexibility and security with …

LIFE INSURANCE | June 27 2018 11:30AM
Proposed national annuity plan could ensure seniors don’t run out of money

A new idea is being floated for a voluntary, national program that would see Canadians aged around 65 start to contribut…

LIFE INSURANCE | March 23 2018 07:00AM