More Canadians expect to be working past 65
birthday, with 32 per cent expecting to still be employed full time. Just 27 per cent say they will be retired. The poll has been running for seven years but this is the first time that there are more people expecting to be in full time work past 65 rather than retired. The main reason for staying in work is to pay for basic living expenses.
Retirement is getting further away for more Canadians. A poll by Sun Life shows that 60 per cent of respondents think they will be working past their 65