Retiring On A Low Income: Plain Language Advice

October 25, 2017 | Kelli

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Please note that this program will be held at the North York Seniors Centre, not North York Central Library.

The vast majority of the financial information available about retirement planning is designed for people who have pensions or have accumulated money in RRSPs or other savings.  There is very little information available for people who will need to rely primarily on the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP),  Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) and Old Age Security (OAS) for their income after retirement. 

The Retiring on a Low Income workshop is designed for people who are planning on retiring with CPP, OAS and GIS as their main source of income.  John Stapleton of Open Policy Ontario will explain how these programs work and what anyone relying on them will need to know.  

Retiring on a Low Income: Plain Language Advice
Saturday, October 28th, 1  - 3 pm
North York Seniors Centre
21 Hendon Ave.

Call 416-733-4111 to register. This is a free event.  

As the North York Central Library is closed for ongoing renovations, the North York Seniors Centre, 21 Hendon Ave. (Yonge and Finch) has kindly agreed to host this program.

This program was made possible through the generous support of The Rotary Club of Toronto.

The Retiring on a Low Income workshop will also be held at:


If you are unable to attend one of these sessions, the following books about financially planning for retirement in Canada will contain information on the CPP, OAS and GIS programs. 


Canada's public pension system

Canada's Public Pension System Made Simple: The Secrets to Maximizing Your Retirement Income from Government Pensions by Lee Tang


Enough Bull

Enough Bull: How to Retire Well Without the Stock Market, Mutual Funds, or even an Investment Advisor by David Trahair


The Real Retirement

The Real Retirement: Why You Could be Better Off Than You Think, and How to Make That Happen by Fred Vettese