The four Atlantic provinces have the largest share of residents over the age of 65 in Canada.
Almost three-quarters of Canada’s total tax burden is paid by the working-age population.
Average per person spending on health care for Canadians over 70 is $13,797.
Health-care costs are expected to increase by 57 per cent by 2045.
Reforming OAS so that high-income seniors receive fewer benefits could produce cost-savings to pay for increased benefits to vulnerable seniors.