Nov 30, 2017
By Valerie Massie
It could be the end of seniors’ discounts in the public sector. The City of Kingston is looking at eliminating discounts on services like bus rides and recreation programs, and London will definitely scrap its seniors price break on transit come the new year. Libby talks with Kenneth Wong, Professor of Marketing and Business Strategy at Queens University to get his take.
Plus – The prestigious C.D. Howe Institute recently called on the government to revisit a policy it reversed after the last election: raising the age of eligibility for old age security to 67 from 65. CD Howe says it’s necessary because aging Boomers are breaking the bank. Intergenerational expert David Cravit disagrees and joins Libby to explain.