old age security

11:37AM
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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.


8:17AM
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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.


8:23AM
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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.


10:26AM
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Guaranteed annual income program would guarantee big tax changes

All the disposable income of Canada’s top earners—those earning $250,000 or more annually—would fund only 25 per cent of the GAI.


2:02AM
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Trudeau government ignores implications of Canada’s aging population at our peril

As the baby boomers continue to retire, the proportion of working Canadians will also decline.


9:18AM
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Trudeau government COVID assistance lacks proper targeting

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