Canada’s Federal 2012 budget and the Ontario Provincial budget both arrived last week, just like the expected bouncing babies Finance departments deliver every Spring. Also to be expected, the federal budget baby was born wriggling with it’s insecurity blanket – the Old Age Security (OAS) program. By the reaction of some, you’d think the Feds
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One annual journey I make in January is to a Canadian Career Development conference in Ottawa – Cannexus. http://cannexus.ca This year I was asked to deliver a presentation on the subject of the “older worker”. For a start that phrase and others like it (e.g. “mature worker”) drives me crazy. Why? Because for years the
Well since last week’s posting, Mr. Flaherty’s “chosen path” on Canada’s OAS reform may not be totally clear – but the rant is afire! As I said before, with the aging demographics in Canada being what they are, something will have to give as we all go about financing longevity over the next decade or two.