Federal election promises

We take a look at where the parties stand on payroll-related issues
By Sheila Brawn
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 10/06/2015

Canadians go to the polls on Oct. 19 and each of the main parties has made a number of promises, many with implications for payroll departments. Here is a look at where the Conservatives, the New Democratic Party (NDP), the Liberals and the Green Party stand on payroll-related issues.

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

The NDP, Liberals and Green Party

are all calling for increasing CPP benefits, with the Greens advocating for phasing in a doubling of the plan’s target income
replacement rate from 25 per cent to 50 per cent.