Is Freedom 55 for Canadian Baby Boomers Now A Pipedream?

Freedom 55? This notion may be an old dream for many older working Canadians as new data from Stats Canada shows that workers today who are in their 50s will be working 3.5 years longer than workers in the mid-1990s. According to the Stats Canada measurement index, an employed 50-year-old in 2008 could expect to spend an additional 16 years working, an increase from 12.5 from the mid-1990s.

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