Intergenerational Equity

Young people today face many barriers to financial stability including high tuition fees, housing prices and limited child care spaces. At the same time, there is an aging population in Canada and across North America with many seniors exiting the workforce. The result has primarily been government policies, especially in health care, leading to largeContinue reading “Intergenerational Equity”

The State of Retirement Income in Canada

Believe it or not, pensions and retirement income are topics that affect Canadians of all ages.There has been rich debate over the risks and perceived risks of retirement income insurance products, or pensions, in Canada. We explore this important issue and some solutions that governments that have been put forward to address it.

The State of Retirement Income in Canada

There has been rich debate over the risks and perceived risks of retirement income insurance products, or pensions, in Canada. On one hand, Canada is a world leader in maintaining income security and eliminating old-age poverty. At the same time, some argue that Canadians just aren’t saving enough for retirement. What does “saving enough” evenContinue reading “The State of Retirement Income in Canada”