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Think that you’ll be working past age 65? 2018 survey says >25% were forced to retire, 59% retired voluntarily.

> Just more than one-quarter of them were forced to retire, possibly for medical reasons, corporate restructuring or reaching a mandatory retirement age. Fifty-seven per cent said they retired voluntarily, while the rest said they reached retirement age and felt it was time to stop working (3 per cent didn’t reply).

ingbrief.wordpress.com/2018/12

@daviding
Do Canadians generally have enough money / pension to retire at 65? That's increasingly not the case in your poor southern neighbor (and I mean the USA, not Mexico 😓)

@michel_slm Amongst OECD countries, elderly poverty rate in Canada gets an "A" at 6.7%, says Conference Board of Canada. conferenceboard.ca/hcp/Details

USA gets a "C", with elderly poverty rate near 20% .

Further, in 2017, elders are included in "Canada's First Poverty Reduction Strategy" canada.ca/en/employment-social

@daviding
That's in line with what I expect, thanks. Ageism is bad anyway but at least when you're made to retire in Canada you are not consigned to poverty

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