Canada


Canadian seniors outnumber children for first time ever
Shannon Roberts | Oct 4 2015 | comment  
Is Canada ready for the change?

Canadians fighting for family
Shannon Roberts | Dec 15 2014 | comment  
A new info-graphic for you!

Fertility decreases for third year in a row in Canada
Shannon Roberts | Jul 11 2013 | comment  
New figures from Statistics Canada show that fertility there has decreased for the third year in a row. It hasn’t been above the replacement level of 2.1 children since 1971, and was just 1.61 children per women in 2011.

Canadians argue for family taxation
Shannon Roberts | Feb 23 2013 | comment  
It seems that in Canada tough family finances are getting in the way of people having more children, even though they would actually like to do so. This needs to change if we are to overcome the problem of population aging. What is most interesting, however, is that Canadians would actually like to have more children – so there is the potential for change. The World Values Survey found that the mean ideal number of children for Canadian families was 2.7, compared to the 1.63 they are currently having (the replacement rate is 2.1).

Why not just say: have more babies?
Marcus Roberts | Apr 6 2012 | comment  
Some tips for avoiding the effects of the grey tsunami from Canada.

Oh (French) Canada!
Marcus Roberts | Mar 7 2012 | comment  
Will the 2011 Canadian census figures show a continuing decline in the number of Canadians with French as their "mother tongue"?

Technology, Heathcare and the Elderly
Marcus Roberts | Feb 13 2012 | comment  
A new S&P report is blaming new technology, not a greying population, on rising healthcare costs.

Oh Canada!
Marcus Roberts | Feb 10 2012 | comment  
Canada's latest census figures show an increasing and ageing population.
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