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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2014 An Adult Conversation on Medically Assisted Dying aired on Vision TV Monday,...
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MEDIA ADVISORY October 19, 2014 Trudeau to headline CARP AGM October 24; expect to announce position on...

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ADVOCACY
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  Key Findings for September 19, 2014: The vast majority of members have drug plans, mostly private sector, and the vast majority of plans have co-pays, usually 20%. Most agree Canada should not sign CETA if it imposes higher... read more »
BENEFITS
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Take Two Separate Trips. Earn One Night FREE! As a CARP member, we'd like to share with you that this fall, travellers can earn unlimited free nights with our "Take Two Separate Trips. Earn One Free... read more »
COMMUNITY
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VIDEO: RECORDED LIVE FROM THE ZOOMERPLEX, A MAYORAL DEBATE ON SENIORS ISSUES SPONSORED BY CARP AND ZOOMERMEDIA... read more »

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Susan interview on Jerry Agar Oct 21 assisted suicide debate
Susan Eng speaks about the assisted suicide debate and right to palliative care with Jerry Agar on Sun News, October 21, 2014.  ... read more »
Susan Interview with Jerry Agar Sept 29, 2014
Below is an interview segment, in which Susan Eng VP of Advocacy at CARP, host Jerry Agar and Sun News contributor discuss recent research suggesting that age is contributing to Canada’s income gap. Susan says that the wage gap increased... read more »
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Premier Christy Clark was in the Okanagan this week to celebrate seniors in our community. “One in four British Columbians is going to be seniors by 2030. I know as a government we have to be forward thinking,” says Clark who... read more »
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BC has to prepare for more seniors. That was one message from Premier Christy Clark who spoke to the Canadian Association of Retired Persons Okanagan Chapter at Vernon's Sparkling Hill Resort. "Building codes need to be changed and... read more »
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Premier Christy Clark talks to Rita Milne at the Canadian Association of Retired Persons’ National Seniors Day celebration Wednesday at Sparkling Hill Resort. No one’s getting any younger, herself included, Premier Christy Clark... read more »
Profit sharing: I'll cast my vote for that!
Former councillor, CARP president cites taxes, services as key municipal issues Most seniors just want a reasonable municipal government, not a perfect one. "We've given up on the idea of perfect government," said Andy Woodburn, chair... read more »
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Dementia expert, Karen Tyrell, offers answers to www.carp.ca visitors for their situation-specific questions.  Karen is a dementia consultant who can point you in the right direction, giving quick insight and personalized answers to help... read more »
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Happy National Seniors Day! On October 1st 2014, CARP Chapters across the country raised CARP flags at their city halls and in their communities to celebrate National Seniors Day. Many chapters invited their local elected leaders and... read more »
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By: Darren MacDonald - Sudbury Northern Life Sep 30, 2014 To address the problem of seniors being scammed by unscrupulous sales people, local and national groups are looking for ways to get the message out to seniors that they... read more »
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Seniors entering retirement age want to play hard — and are determined to look and feel good while they’re doing it. BY PAUL LUKE, THE PROVINCE SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 NUMBERS OF SENIORS IN WORKFORCE HAS DOUBLED Susan Eng,... read more »
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London-St.Thomas October 1st was National Seniors Day. A flag raising ceremony took place at the St. Thomas Seniors' Centre on Chestnut Street yesterday afternoon. Members of CARP were in attendance as they were having an annual... read more »
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All three mayoral candidates were singing the praises of seniors at City Hall on Wednesday. John Tory, Doug Ford and Olivia Chow were at the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) flag raising to celebrate National Seniors... read more »
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Sudbury senior Joan Xilon has a list of matters she'd like to see candidates take on. (Olivia Stefanovich/CBC) Seniors issues are coming to the forefront in Sudbury's municipal election race. And today, on National Seniors Day,... read more »
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For no good purpose, some people want to start a war on seniors. At the risk of giving them more air time than they deserve, one media organ calls seniors already too wealthy for any more government attention and another calls for... read more »