Canada growing old; who’s going to take care of them?
On May 3, 2017 Statistics Canada released the facts: Canada’s grey. In 2016 there were more people on the ice that were losing their hair than growing it.
The comb-over generation (age 15-64) was still the largest (59%), controlling the puck, but the baldies outnumbered the babies, the seniors (65+) had a larger team than the juniors (under 15). 23.5% of males were 65+; 16.6% were under 15. There were more oldies dying their hair (25.4%, women 65+) but fewer women than boys combing (15.3%, girls under 15).