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Waiting for OAS: low-income seniors in Victoria

How hard could it be to wait a couple of extra years for retirement benefits? With the change to Old Age Supplement eligibility in the federal budget, Gregor gets the picture from the front lines, with Edie Copland, the executive director of Victoria's Silver Threads centre which helps seniors access services in the Victoria area. 
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