Canada and the Aging Workforce

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National News

"Cutting off workers from benefits at 65 unconstitutional, human rights tribunal rules" The (Toronto) Star (June 4, 2018)

"'I just want a job': Older and out of work in Calgary" CBC News (May 14, 2018)

"Are Canadian Workers Retiring Early?" Canada Business Review (October 21, 2014)

"Aging workers starting to impact Canada's labour market: RBC report" CTV News (May 21, 2014)

"The rise of the older worker – and age-discrimination lawsuits" Globe and Mail (January 13, 2014)

National Agencies

Canadian Human Rights Commission

Canada's Economic Action Plan: Older Workers

National Seniors Council

In the Provinces

British Columbia: Programs for Older Workers and Targeted Initiative for Older Workers

Nova Scotia: Careers and Targeted Initiative for Older Workers

Ontario: Targeted Initiative for Older Workers

National Data

Aegon Retirement Readiness Surveys: 2013 Canada Fact Sheet

Third Parties

Carp See Older Workers section. See Working & Retirement section.

Job Boards for Older Workers

HR50: Human Resources for the 50+ is a Canadian to specialize and create initiatives would help the 50plus age worker find employment, provide them with career coaching services, and guide them on how to market themselves for job opportunities through networking.

Prime50, owned by Drake International, is focused specifically at matching people over 50 with part-time or interim assignments that may lead to full-time, permanent jobs.

Books and Articles

"The long goodbye: Age, demographics, and flexibility in retirement" by David K. Foote and Rosemary A Venne, Canadian Studies in Population 38, No. 3–4 (Fall/Winter 2011):59–74.