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Voices of generation nixed: 'It’s easier to do your master’s than get a job'

Pensions, raising children, home ownership, permanent full-time employment – many members of Generation Y are now wondering whether these things could be completely out of reach. In their own words, six young Canadians describe their experiences with underemployment, joblessness, rising debt levels, limited opportunities and their optimism about the future.

Click on each of the photos below to hear their stories.

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