Things are harder, now
Sure, life has always been hard. But here's the reality: in crucial ways, things are harder now than they were 30-40 years ago, when today's Baby Boomers were coming of age.


Why we made this infographic

Every generation has to work hard to make a life for themselves. And there's so much we can learn from the generations that have come before us. But there's a reason so many young Canadians are struggling these days. Hint: it's not because we eat too much avocado toast. Our hope for this infographic is that it helps show younger people that:

You're not alone and it's not that you're doing something wrong  something bigger is going on. 

And that:

Compared to a generation ago, some things really are harder now.


Printable poster: 

  • Here's a poster you can download, print and put up in your local coffee shop, office, etc. 
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