News briefsMore people oppose forced retirement • More people working past retirement • Drug testing for Toronto cops proposed • Public-sector wages race ahead • Manitoba reviewing workers comp rules… • …Wrestlers won’t be covered • Ont. introduces job protection for compassionate careBy 03/22/2004|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/22/2004 More people oppose forced retirement Winnipeg — As the retirement-age cohort grows, so too does opposition to mandatory retirement. A survey conducted by Decima Research for the Investors Group in 2003, reveals one-third of Canadians believe mandatory retirement should be banned. A similar survey conducted seven years ago found just 20 per cent opposed mandatory retirement. Opposition is stronger among the over-50 demographic (39 per cent), while just one-quarter of those under 29 want to see the practice come to an end. More people working past retirement Ottawa To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.