It sounds counterintuitive, but our governments are banking on decline. Running low on resources, they inwardly know the future will be something less than what Canadians would have hoped for. The Baby Boomers, flush with the policy privileges supported and financed by their parents following World War Two, now want to maintain those same benefits while at the same time sapping the resources of government. The gig is up, as Boomers now are coming to terms with the reality that their kids and grandkids will likely never enjoy the benefits they possessed.
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