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Health Reports

The most recent edition of Statistics Canada’s Health Reports is now available, featuring articles on chronic illness, mental health, assisted conception and seniors’ health.

21 November 2012 - 11:09am |

Labour Market Matters

The Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (CLSRN) has just released two new working papers.

OAS at 67... but what about age discrimination in paid work?

As a result of the changing demographic profile of its population, the aging of the workforce has become a pressing issue for Canadian public policy. While the elimination of mandatory retirement in most sectors allows older workers the ability to continue working, the persistence of ageism in the workplace makes this a difficult journey for many. This policy brief prepared by Ellie Berger and Douglas Hodgins for the Population Change and Lifecourse strategic research cluster examines the prevailing attitudes toward older individuals and finds that ageism are seen in training, hiring and retention workplace policies towards older employees.