Research & Survey

Our work is informed by current research and thinking. In order to collect information to help us improve our services, we post questionnaires and surveys online. All information is collected voluntarily, is anonymous and is used only for the purposes of program design.

Interesting Reading

Carstairs, S., & Keon, W. (March 2007). Embracing the Challenge of Aging: Special Senate Committee on Aging First Interim Report. Ottawa: Government of Canada.

Edwards, P., & Mawani, A. (2006). Healthy Aging in Canada: A New Vision, A Vital Investment, From Evidence to Action. A paper prepared for the Healthy Aging and Wellness Working Group of the Federal, Provincial, Territorial (F/P/T) Committee of Officials (Seniors)

Fast, J., & Frederick, J. (1998). The Transition to Retirement: When Everyday is Saturday. Ottawa: Statistics Canada

Government of Canada. Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. (2007). Retirement Abroad: Seeing the Sunsets

Government of Canada. (n.d.). New Horizons for Seniors.

Ipsos Reid. (September 2006). Older Canadians' Expectations of Government. Ottawa: HRSDC

Symposium on New Issues in Retirement. (2003). New Issues in Retirement. Texts of selected speeches and discussion at the symposium. Ottawa: StatCan

Turcotte, M., & Schellenberg, G. (2007). A Portrait of Seniors in Canada. Ottawa: Statistics Canada

Turcotte, M., & Ostrovsky, Y. (2007). The retirement plans and expectations of older worker Ottawa: Statistics Canada