There are a lot of conflicting articles in the media. Politicians say that that the population wants one thing and then, based on surveys, the population appears to want something else.

Ultimately, more than seven out of ten Canadians rely heavily on the Canada Pension Plan for their retirement savings as they cannot afford to put additional money away on their own. It does make sense to most people to increase the Canada Pension Plan benefits over a period of time as well as increasing other avenues to encourage more privately funded arrangements.