aging population

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Provinces face precarious fiscal positions—even post-pandemic

Canadians aged 65 or older will comprise nearly 24 per cent of the population by 2040.

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Low levels of economic freedom chasing young people away from Atlantic Canada
The region has the largest share of seniors as a portion of the population in the country.

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Canada’s long-term care system lacks choice and competition

Policymakers in Canada should learn how other countries with older populations are mitigating demographic challenges.

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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.