Canada Pension Plan

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Definition: Canada Pension Plan

Canada Pension Plan

Quick Summary of Canada Pension Plan

A social insurance program based upon personal income that requires contributions by Canadian residents. The plan provides benefits for residents upon retirement or significant disability. The program is one of three retirement income programs. It pays a portion of a contributor’s earnings, based upon a period of earning years and the Consumer Price Index.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Canada Pension Plan are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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