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"Despite the fact that we have seen strong economic growth in the 2000s in Alberta in particular, as well as Saskatchewan and Manitoba, we are just not seeing that filter down to the on-reserve level."
The solutions are to either improve government transfers or to improve access to viable retirement savings vehicles. So what has Canada done? The opposite. In the name of more sustainable government budgets, the eligibility age for OAS has been raised from 65 to 67 leaving those who cannot hang on for the extra two years without a safety net.
OTTAWA - An international think-tank warns that poverty among Canadian seniors is on the rise and that current pension safety nets may be inadequate to address the problem.The comprehensive study on g...
VICTORIA - B.C.'s Opposition New Democrats are demanding a promise from the Liberal government that it won't cut social programs with the release of a report that says B.C. has one of the highest chil...
If we believe the children are our future, then it might be time to put some money where our mouths are. In a report released by UNICEF today on child poverty in 35 industrialized countries, Canada li...