Alberta’s population growth picking up

The population stood at 4.3 million people as of April 1 after three consecutive quarters of positive interprovincial flow

Alberta’s population growth picking up
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The population stood at 4.3 million people as of April 1 after three consecutive quarters of positive interprovincial flow

The Black Death and its aftermath

Surprisingly, post-Black Death populations tended to live longer and enjoy better health and standards of living

The Black Death and its aftermath
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Surprisingly, post-Black Death populations tended to live longer and enjoy better health and standards of living

How to spur entrepreneurship in an aging population

Policy levers can strengthen incentives for entrepreneurship and improve the likelihood of successful new business startups

How to spur entrepreneurship in an aging population
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Policy levers can strengthen incentives for entrepreneurship and improve the likelihood of successful new business startups

New Brunswick faces a painful population crunch

The rapid increase in the elderly population is creating a fiscal crisis, which demands innovative solutions

New Brunswick faces a painful population crunch
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The rapid increase in the elderly population is creating a fiscal crisis, which demands innovative solutions

Canada unprepared for an aging population

The adverse consequences of an aging population – deficits, debt and slowing economic growth – can be mitigated with prompt action

Canada unprepared for an aging population
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The adverse consequences of an aging population – deficits, debt and slowing economic growth – can be mitigated with prompt action

Canada’s aging population puts a strain on government coffers

More seniors means slower economic growth and more spending on programs like health care. But some careful fiscal management can save us

Canada’s aging population puts a strain on government coffers
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But some careful fiscal management would mitigate the adverse effects of Canada’s aging population

Democratic angst and independence turmoil

In Hillary Clinton’s mind, it’s everyone else’s fault. So she’ll continue to hog centre stage and suck up the political oxygen

Democratic angst and independence turmoil
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In Hillary Clinton’s mind, it’s everyone else’s fault. So she’ll continue to hog centre stage and suck up the political oxygen

Preparing the health workforce for an aging population

The health needs of seniors are getting more complicated as people live longer, and we need a workforce that can keep up

Preparing the health workforce for an aging population
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HUYER, BOURGEAULT: The health needs of seniors are getting more complicated as people live longer, and we need a workforce that can keep up

Staying healthy key to meeting aging population challenge

A smaller share of workers in a society generally means less production and slower growth

Staying healthy key to meeting aging population challenge
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KUNIN: A smaller share of workers in a society generally means less production and slower growth

Population and the biological imperative

Humanity has reproduced itself into a situation where the choices are either intolerable or untenable

Population and the biological imperative
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Humanity has reproduced itself into a situation where the choices are either intolerable or untenable.