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Canada needs more caregivers, please

posted Nov 10, 2011, 8:15 PM by Milorad Borota
From Monday's Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Nov. 06, 2011 7:30PM EST Last updated Monday, Nov. 07, 2011 11:21PM EST

To compensate, there will be a lower quota in other categories, including live-in caregivers. The target is 8,000-9,300, compared to 10,500-12,500 in the past two years.

Shouldn’t it be the other way around? Why would a country with a declining fertility rate and the expected mass retirements of baby boomers want to recruit yet more older people?

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