Every year we request a copy of our Statement of Contributions to the Canada Pension Plan. The document tells us how much we have contributed to the CPP in past years and how much retirement pension we could receive at 65 years of age. Since we are young, we request the statement just to check that the information on file is correct and complete. You can request a copy of your statement from Human Resources Canada on this website.
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