Workers aged 55 years and over hold one-fifth of the jobs in Canada.
The expanded CPP’s overall rate of return for workers is a meagre 2.5 per cent.
Other regions created new jobs on net, but those were almost entirely offset by other regions shedding jobs.
The Atlantic provinces comprise four of the five lowest ranked Canadian and U.S. jurisdictions.
Statistics Canada looked at the impact of aging on labour market participation rates.
Labour market performance has been extremely weak since the last recession.