seniors

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Aging population poised to strain government purse strings

Life expectancies have increased considerably since these programs were designed.


9:17AM
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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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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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Atlantic Canada’s population is getting older faster

The four Atlantic provinces have the largest share of residents over the age of 65 in Canada.


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Ontario’s population may grow by 30 per cent, from 14.2 to 18.5 million.