A Double Standard for Seniors
For the sake of seniors’ well-being and mental health, the Québec government and p...
Following the federal government’s budget announcement that it would like to increase monthly Old Age Security benefits by 10% for people aged 75 and over, starting in July 2022, many Quebec seniors reacted to the exclusion of people aged 65 to 74, who will not be able to benefit from this increase.
In this brief, Réseau FADOQ addresses this federal government proposal head on. Our organization is eminently in favour of increasing the amount granted through the Old Age Security pension. However, Réseau FADOQ puts the age-based exclusion criteria into perspective.Read the brief