The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

September 30, 2013 09:10 ET

The Fraser Institute/Media Advisory: How Can Canada's OAS Program Be improved? New Study Coming Tuesday, October 1

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 30, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new study on Tuesday, October 1, National Seniors' Day, examining options for additional reforms to Canada's Old Age Security program.

Changes to the program, which provides monthly benefits to Canadians aged 65-plus, are required to ensure sustainability, better targeting of benefits to help seniors living in high-cost areas, and reducing barriers for seniors who want to remain in the work force.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Tuesday, October 1.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

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