canadian seniors

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Federal government’s OAS increase typifies bad policy

The government expects to borrow $331.9 billion over the next five years, bringing the national debt to at least $1.5 trillion.


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Health-care spending may spike by 88 per cent due to Canada’s aging population

Canadians aged 65 and older will account for a projected 23.4 per cent of the population in 2040.


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Atlantic Canada’s population is getting older faster

The four Atlantic provinces have the largest share of residents over the age of 65 in Canada.


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Reforming OAS so that high-income seniors receive fewer benefits could produce cost-savings to pay for increased benefits to vulnerable seniors.