Elephant in the room
Most federal social spending supports retirement. Sure, it's great that we protect the health and financial security of Canadians as they age, but are younger Canadians getting the short end of the stick?

Why we made this infographic

Our vision is a Canada that works for all generations. And it's only natural that we invest more in people as they age to protect their health and financial security. But we think it's important to regularly analyze just how much we're investing in different age groups, and ask ourselves: 

Are we investing sufficiently in young and old alike?

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It's worth noting that the age gap in government spending is particularly large at the federal level.

 

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