Why Does Alberta Want to Exit CPP?

Over the weeks the news has been going round about Alberta’s attempt to exit the CPP.

Why is this such a big issue? 

I know only Quebec has its separate plan, which is understandable. But I don’t get why Alberta is looking to exit the CPP.

Educate me please.

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6 months ago

The basis for the exit is that Albertans contribute more than they gain from the national pension plan. But critics argue that they don’t trust the safety of the funds under Danielle Smith.

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Don Fitzgibbon
6 months ago

Tye biggest problem with Alberta withdrawing from the CPP is the claim made by premier Smith that 53 % of the total fund is owed to Alberta . She is trying to keep the UCP extremists happy by aggravating Ottawa with outrageous claims that keep her supporters engaged

Don Fitzgibbon
6 months ago
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There will be a huge political and court battle over the amount claimed