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What The Census Shows So Far

OTTAWA - If the reams of statistics released from the 2011 census and its controversial new cousin, the National Household Survey, teach us anything, it's that there is no such thing as the quintessen...
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What Age Do You Consider Old?

Ask Alan Wilson to define "old'' and he answers with a hearty chuckle. "It's just a number, it's how you feel,'' said Wilson, a spry 82-year-old who teaches line dancing classes at a seniors recreatio...
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Is 'Semi-Retirement' Canada's Future?

David K. Foot is a professor in the Economics Department at the University of Toronto and co-author of the ``Boom Bust & Echo'' series of books about the impact of demographics on Canadian society. TO...

There's Growth in New Brunswick -- But is it Smart?

While the growth of New Brunswick's urban and suburban areas is not on the scale of larger cities in Canada, there are lessons to be learned from these larger centres where, after periods of rapid growth which led to vast landscapes of generic car-oriented sprawl, there has been a backlash and a desire to return to more walkable downtown-like neighbourhoods.