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Safe Harbours: Providing Protection for Canada's Money-Purchase Plan Sponsors

  • William B.P. Robson

    (C.D. Howe Institute)

Fear of lawsuits may inhibit employers from steering employees into defined-contribution pension plans and RRSPs, and from guiding them into sensible choices for investing and withdrawing their money. Safe-harbour provisions that reduced this threat would help employers act in good faith to enhance the retirement incomes of Canadians.

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Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 110 (January)
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  1. Michael Smart, 2007. "Lessons in Harmony: What Experience in the Atlantic Provinces Shows About the Benefits of a Harmonized Sales Tax," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 253, July.
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