Right Hon. Stephen Harper (Prime Minister, CPC)
Mr. Speaker, changes to the CPP require the consent of the provinces. It cannot be done by the federal government unilaterally.
While the Canada pension plan is an important part of our retirement income system, so are a range of private and individual savings options. There are many financial planners in many financial firms in this country who do an excellent job of providing services for their clients in planning for their retirement.