Canada’s Alarming Lack of Non-Profit Retirement Security

Helping Those Who Help

Why It Matters

Nearly two million Canadians have dedicated their lives to doing good in the non-profit sector. However, these same workers face a troubling retirement savings gap. How can we give these people the support they deserve?

var TRINITY_TTS_WP_CONFIG = {"cleanText":"Canada\u2019s Alarming Lack of Non-Profit Retirement Security. A huge number of Canadians have dedicated their careers and their lives to the noble calling of helping others. Whether through a local YWCA that offers social services, a food bank, or an environmental non-profit, many workers are prioritizing \u201cmission\u201d and \u201cmeaning\u201d in their careers over pay cheque and retirement benefits. But while they\u2019re helping others live healthy and financially secure lives, is there more our governments and social sector employers can do to help them ? Let\u2019s take Lucy, for instance, as an example of a non-profit employee living with financial insecurity. She\u2019s worked tirelessly in the non-profit and charitable sector for 30 years.

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