The retirement age in Quebec: A worrying situation

The aging of the population and the impending mass retirement of the baby boom generation (those born between 1947 and 1966) have been generating plenty of ink lately. These are disturbing phenomena because of the economic and financial problems they risk creating, notably labour shortages and lower economic growth. Another result would be lower growth in government revenues just as requirements and spending levels are pushed higher, especially in the health care sector. The situation is particularly worrying in Quebec, for at least two reasons.

Links of interest

Media release: Addressing the aging workforce issue – We need to stop encouraging early retirement and push back normal retirement age to 67

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