aging population

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The wait list for nursing homes in the province has almost doubled over the last 10 years.

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Alberta’s fiscal challenges will continue post-pandemic

The proportion of Albertans age 65 and over will reach 18.8 per cent by 2040.

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Aging population will put more pressure on Alberta’s provincial finances

According to projections, seniors will account for 18.8 per cent of Alberta's population by 2040.

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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.