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LETTER: Ponoka senior fears for her pension


Alberta I am fearful,

You plan confusing, disturbing changes, or stopping the Canada Pension Plan payments.

That would stop my main income. I presently receive payment from CPP. It is above the basic due to disability.

With only the old age pension I could not pay the basics: utilities, taxes, medicines and other medical needs, insurance, groceries and other such needs. There is always the unexpected such as house or car maintenance.

Having become a senior, must I live in fear?

A.J. Zelasek,


Emily Jaycox

About the Author: Emily Jaycox

I’m Emily Jaycox, the editor of Ponoka News and the Bashaw Star. I’ve lived in Ponoka since 2015 and have over seven years of experience working as a journalist in central Alberta communities.
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