Saturday, January 28, 2012

Harper and Co. will f*ck over old people...slowly

Harper, step by step making this country just that much more heartless.

Any changes to retirement income won't be sudden, but the government isn't ruling out any options for restructuring the system, Minister of State for Finance Ted Menzies said Friday.

In an interview with Rosemary Barton on the CBC News Network, Menzies says the government wants to make sure the system in place now can be sustained in the future.

"I don't think we'd change anything overnight," he said.

"We're looking at all options right now. We're looking at all options that make it sustainable."

Prime Minister Stephen Harper told world leaders Thursday that Canada's retirement income system will see some "necessary" changes in the coming months.

While his keynote speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday was short on details, Harper said Canada's aging population "poses a threat" to the country's social programs and services.

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