Jobs And Opportunities for Canadians
Supporting Job Creation
To improve Canada’s long-term economic growth, we need to get more of Canada’s underutilized workers and their skills to work. Canada’s well-trained and highly educated workers are one of our key advantages in competing and succeeding in the global economy. More...
Eliminating the Penny
In Economic Action Plan 2012, the Government announced it will eliminate the penny from Canada's coinage system. More...
Do you already receive Old Age Security? Then these changes don't affect you.
Ensuring a sustainable Old Age Security program (OAS): What it means for you
Why are changes to the OAS program necessary?
Canadians are living longer and healthier lives. In 1970 life expectancy was age 69 for men and 76 for women. Today it is 79 for men and 83 for women. The baby boom generation (born between 1946 and 1964) is also the largest age cohort in history. As Canadians are living longer and healthier lives, many may prefer to work longer. More...