old age security

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Aging population poised to strain government purse strings

Life expectancies have increased considerably since these programs were designed.

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It’s older policies—not older workers—that are obsolete

The ratio of seniors to the working age population is expected to almost double from 20.3 per cent in 2010 to 38.4 per cent by 2040.

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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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Advocates of universal basic income ignore enormous price tag

A basic income program will disincentivize work and may not alleviate poverty.