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CANADA | Jan 24, 2023

Federal tax credit for multi-generational home renovations good start but not enough, experts say

More families are opting to live together in multi-generational homes amid rising costs and housing challenges.Morie Ford and her husband have been 'empty nesters' for the past 15 years. But that changed last month when their daughter and her partner moved into their newly constructed laneway hou

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Home alone: More persons living solo than ever before, but roomies the fastest growing household type

Trends in living arrangements reflect and influence socioeconomic conditions. Population growth and aging, urbanization, rising educational attainment, sustained immigration, rising ethnocultural dive

Canadian Workers in Their 50s and 60s: Overlooked and Underutilized

Labour shortages are at critical levels and unfilled vacancies present a significant obstacle to current and future growth. The cost of these vacancies is enormous. Substantial increases in the

Employer Perspectives: Barriers & Enablers to Accessible Workforce Entry

In partnership with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), the Business + Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) is hosting a series of roundtable events with HR and Talent leaders from acr

Philanthropic sector ‘relieved’ with key victory at Commons committee

It had been the most contentious language in a bill the sector had been told would embrace the “spirit” of legislation – Bill S-216 – that had passed the Senate and was at second reading in t

Government of Canada funds more than 3,000 projects across Canada to support seniors in their communities

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Government of Canada has helped millions of Canadians, including seniors, by providing them with COVID-19 related supports and benefits. As Canada emerges

Become a champion of elder abuse prevention

Every year, on June 15th, we all join forces to remind the world that human rights don’t get old. As part of our campaign, we’re excited to annou

In the midst of high job vacancies and historically low unemployment, Canada faces record retirements from an aging labour force: number of seniors aged 65 and older grows six times faster than children 0-14

A person's age is closely related to the goods they consume and the services they need. For example, a young adult may be thinking about buying their first home or purchasing goods and services to mee

Celebrating Caregiver Awareness Month 2022

  The month of May marks Family Caregiver Awareness Month!  Each year, caregiver support organizations across Canada celebrate this important month with our Caregiver Aware 2022 campaign. This ye

Statistics Canada: Charitable donors, 2020

Total donation amounts reported by tax filers increased to close to $10.6 billion (+2.7%) in 2020, while the total number of donors decreased (-0.6%), continuing the decline that started in 2011. T

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