At 16, a person can drive a car. They can also buy a car and take on all the responsibilities that come with that such as insurance and liability. If driving that car results in criminal activity, that 16-year-old can be sentenced as an adult.
There is always animosity between the young and the old. The way I see it, every profession can really enjoy the benefits of both sides, but I think that getting along is the greatest challenge of all.
I think the real estate industry can step up to the plate and help every senior in Canada in need of a home. I believe that our provincial real estate associations and CREA can act as champions for our aging population.
Just for fun I quizzed some folks to see if anyone could name all of the people on our paper money. Nobody except one person in my family, who used to work in a bank, was able to name every person on our paper money.
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