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Economic Viewpoint

The Job Market for Canadians 55+

September 7, 2021
Joëlle Noreau
Senior Economist

Adults 55 and older make up a large share of the workforce, both in Canada and around the world. In fact, they represent a larger share than they did ten years ago. When people work longer, it helps ease the labour shortage affecting several sectors of the economy. And with people working longer, it also helps reduce the pressure on public finances and pension plans.

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