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Male Canadians aged 15 to 25 live in dangerous times. Accidents are the leading cause of death. Suicide and homicide run second and third. We have a portrait of a very dangerous demographic.

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Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - SHIFT - Youth EmploymentJan 5, 2011 | 19:00Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Youth Employment Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Youth Employment Jan 5, 2011 | 19:00Youth Employment - The percentage of young people working or looking for work is at its lowest level in more than a decade. Some say that's a reflection of an extremely tough job market for young people. But others say it has more to do with young people's changing expectations when it comes to work.
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift: Greying of the Population - Aging Part 1 (Episode 9)Aug 22, 2011 | 27:30Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift: Greying of the Population - Aging Part 1 (Episode 9) Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift: Greying of the Population - Aging Part 1 (Episode 9) Aug 22, 2011 | 27:30We devote the final two episodes of Shift to the greying of our nation. In this episode, we look at the numbers and introduce you to someone from one of the fastest-growing age demographics in the country -- those 100 and older. We also take a trip to Garnish, Newfoundland, a town ahead of the demographic curve when it comes to age. And we talk to an author who says anxiety about an aging population is a recurring theme in history. Plus hear about how the public sector is being hit by demographic changes.
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift: Caring for the Elderly - Aging Part 2 (Episode 10)Aug 29, 2011 | 27:30Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift: Caring for the Elderly - Aging Part 2 (Episode 10) Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift: Caring for the Elderly - Aging Part 2 (Episode 10) Aug 29, 2011 | 27:30As Canada's Baby Boomers hit their golden years, they will put pressure on society to care for them. But this demographic shift will also take a personal toll... as more families and individuals become caregivers for aging friends and relatives. How will our country ensure for the well-being of seniors in the future? It's a crucial policy question, and we're tackling it.
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - Modern MarriageJan 19, 2011 | 19:16Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Modern Marriage Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Modern Marriage Jan 19, 2011 | 19:16For the first time, there are more un-married people in Canada than married people. We look at an ever-evolving institution. And we meet some couples who are helping broaden its horizons.
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Demographer's DilemmaSep 7, 2010 | 27:30Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Demographer's Dilemma Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Demographer's Dilemma Sep 7, 2010 | 27:30We kick off this season's major project, Shift. It will examine the seismic demographic changes that are altering our work, our health, our families and our politics. We begin with The Demographer's Dilemma, a documentary that examines the challenges of tracking the trajectory of that ever-elusive subject, humankind.
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 1)Nov 22, 2010 | 18:10Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 1) Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 1) Nov 22, 2010 | 18:10Faced with an aging population and drastic changes being imposed in other countries, Canada is in the midst of a debate over the future of the Canada Pension Plan. We hear from three experts with differing prescriptions for reform.
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 2)Nov 23, 2010 | 19:58Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 2) Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - CPP Reform Panel (Part 2) Nov 23, 2010 | 19:58We continue our discussion on the future of the Canada Pension Plan by talking with Canadians who are currently retired or planning for their retirement. We ask how important is the CPP to them and what reforms do they see as necessary?
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - SHIFT - Filial ResponsibilityJan 17, 2011 | 31:37Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Filial Responsibility Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio SHIFT - Filial Responsibility Jan 17, 2011 | 31:37China is considering a law that would force children to visit their elderly parents. And here in Canada, nearly every province has a law on the books allowing parents to sue their children for financial support. Meet a daughter who is being sued by her mother.
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - The China Shift -  Promo for Jan 19Jan 18, 2011 | 2:28Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio The China Shift - Promo for Jan 19 Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio The China Shift - Promo for Jan 19 Jan 18, 2011 | 2:28Join Anna Maria Tremonti for a special edition of The Current on Wednesday, January 19th. As part of our demographics project SHIFT, The Current will spend the entire show exploring how China is grappling with the largest -- and most rapidly changing -- population in the world.
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - Middle East DemographicsJan 29, 2011 | 11:05Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Middle East Demographics Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Middle East Demographics Jan 29, 2011 | 11:05As part of our project, Shift, we'll look at the demographics behind the protests that are sweeping over Tunisia, Egypt and now Yemen. Nearly one in five people living in the Middle East are between the ages of 15 and 24. And many of them are stuck - unable to launch into adulthood thanks to poor educational and job prospects. Many observers say this is a key element in the protests and that it is likely to fuel more.
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - This Old Town (Doc)Feb 8, 2011 | 20:17Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - This Old Town (Doc) Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - This Old Town (Doc) Feb 8, 2011 | 20:17Rural Newfoundland is one of the oldest places in the country. For a lot of towns, an aging population would be a problem. But the town of Garnish is trying to make it a virtue.
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - Elders and Climate Change (letters)_1688315Feb 21, 2011 | 2:12Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Elders and Climate Change (letters)_1688315 Audio
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Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - Elder Law (Laura Watts)_1688303Feb 21, 2011 | 25:28Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Elder Law (Laura Watts)_1688303 Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Elder Law (Laura Watts)_1688303 Feb 21, 2011 | 25:28
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - History of Census in Canada_1688310Feb 21, 2011 | 24:27Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - History of Census in Canada_1688310 Audio
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Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio - Shift - Middle Class in Canada_1688357Feb 21, 2011 | 21:04Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Middle Class in Canada_1688357 Audio
Shift: Stories Behind the Stats from CBC Radio Shift - Middle Class in Canada_1688357 Feb 21, 2011 | 21:04

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