TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 20, 2015) - On Tuesday, July 21, the Fraser Institute will release a study examining past increases to Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributions and the effect on the private voluntary savings of Canadian households.

In light of recent calls for an expanded Canada Pension Plan and a provincial pension plan in Ontario, Compulsory Government Pensions vs. Private Savings: The Effect of Previous Expansion to the Canada Pension Plan spotlights some of the unintended hazards of an increase in forced retirement savings.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, July 21 at 5:30 a.m. (EST).

Study co-author Charles Lammam will be in Toronto and available for media interviews.

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Contact Information:

MEDIA CONTACT:
For interviews with Mr. Lammam, please contact:
Aanand Radia
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
(416) 363-6575 ext. 238
aanand.radia@fraserinstitute.org / @FraserInstitute

For more information:
Aanand Radia
Media Relations Specialist
Fraser Institute
(416) 363-6575 Ext. 238
aanand.radia@fraserinstitute.org / @FraserInstitute