Results from the 2016 Census: Examining the effect of public pension benefits on the low income of senior immigrants

Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100017


Among immigrants who came to Canada recently, some are seniors over the age of 65. This study examines the factors associated with the low-income rate of senior immigrants, with a focus on access to Old Age Security (OAS) and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) benefits.

Issue Number: 2019001
Author(s): Houshmand, Marjan; Kei, Wendy; Ma, Dennis; Seidel, Marc-David L.
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