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Provinces chip away at seniors’ health benefits

Provinces chip away at seniors’ health benefits

If you are budgeting for retirement and you haven’t included a line item for escalating medical costs and long term care you could be in for a shock. Recent budgets in Alberta and Saskatchewan and a trial balloon floated by the New Brunswick government suggest that the writing is on the wall. Sooner or later seniors could be paying more for health and end of life care. And there will continue to b... »