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Ahead of Trudeau's Budget, a Glimpse of Seniors' Poorer Future

Author of new report forecasts two worrying retirement trends.

By Richard Shillington, Yesterday, iPolitics

As the new Liberal government prepares to table its first budget, the twin challenges of ensuring adequate retirement security and reducing seniors' poverty are coming into sharper focus.

A report published Tuesday by the Broadbent Institute provides new data on seniors' income and retirement savings. It paints a stark picture of worsening poverty and inadequate savings trends, and offers a clear baseline of evidence for government action.

Read more: http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2016/02/18/Canadian-Seniors-Poverty/

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