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Increased income support for seniors threatens health care for seniors

The number of Old Age Security beneficiaries is projected to double between 2019 and 2060.


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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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Guaranteed annual income program could cost $465 billion per year

Bill C-273 calls on the federal finance minister to assess a potential guaranteed annual income in Canada.


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Throne speech may offer fundamental choice to parents about Canada’s future

Borrowing costs could increase without interest rates changing if lenders believe Canada is becoming a bigger credit risk.


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Guaranteed annual income—the challenges of implementation

The fundamental idea is for government to ensure a minimum annual income for all Canadians.


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Trudeau government COVID assistance lacks proper targeting

The one-time payment to seniors will cost an estimated $2.5 billion.