Katimavik cancelled, "Little Mosque" ends and generation squeeze

The federal government announced many cuts to programs yesterday. Completely out of the budget is the Katimavik program. It was created to get young people engaged in civic issues. Curran Dobbs is one of the many young people who went through Katimavik. He talks about his experience.


After six seasons, the CBC's Little Mosque on the Prairie closes its doors on Monday. The show was a lighthearted look at the life of a Muslim community in the fictional prairie town of Mercy, Saskatchewan.


The age limit for collecting Old Age Security will be increased to 67. But it will only affect those who are 54 and younger. People in their 20s, 30s, and 40s are continuing to face a Canada with more and more pension restrictions. Paul Kershaw calls this demographic Generation Squeeze.



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