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CARP opposed the Fair Elections Act, Bill C-23 at the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs in Ottawa on...
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CARP members are reading OPEN SECRET this April! Thanks to Simon and Schuster, we have access to connect with the...
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Harper cabinet ministers had claimed pension changes could cost thousands of jobs, but that analysis is deeply flawed,...
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Editor’s Note: The Globe and Mail has put together an amazingly thorough and detailed yet straightforward...

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ADVOCACY
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CARP opposed the Fair Elections Act, Bill C-23 at the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs in Ottawa on Monday April 7, 2014. Read our media release on the Fair Elections Act here: VAST MAJORITY OF CARP MEMBERS REJECT FAIR... read more »
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Plans start as low as $14.40 per month, and include Canada-wide calling, international text messaging and voicemail, call display and name display.... read more »
COMMUNITY
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Dementia expert Karen Tyrell offers answers to www.carp.ca visitors for their situation-specific questions.  Karen is Dementia Consultant offering to point you in the right direction, giving you quick insight and personalized answers. Do... read more »

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Thank you to everyone who liked, shared and/or commented on our Facebook page in order to win a copy of Deryn Collier's book, Open Secret. Please see below for list of winners! Rose Pollock Sandy Rooke Mary Wilson Valerie Ann... read more »
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Documents needed to prove all the dates they entered and exited the country Branko Sucic has been waiting a long time for his Old Age Security pension. His daughter says the 78-year-old has been faced with a barrage of government... read more »
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Susan Eng, the VP of CARP Advocacy, attended a expert panel discussion of the Fair Elections Act, B C-23, that was featured on CTV's Question Period with Bob Fife on April 13th, 2014. You can watch this clip by clicking here: CARP... read more »
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With too many Canadians heading into retirement without enough savings, the debate now centres on what needs to be done to fix this looming problem. The warning bells have been clear, but they are growing increasingly louder: Canadians are... read more »
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About 2,500 Nova Scotians — far fewer than expected — have ap­plied to have their ambulance bills waived since an assistance pro­gram for low-income residents was rolled out about 19 months ago. The number shows more must be done... read more »
CLOSING DOOR
Nova Scotia recently introduced tougher regulations for door-to-door sales to help protect older Canadians from potential fraud or financial abuse.  CARP Halifax Chapter Chair, Bill VanGorder, recently talked to CBC on these new... read more »
Profit sharing: I'll cast my vote for that!
OTTAWA — Opposition parties leaped to the defence Tuesday of seniors and students who are worried the passage of the Conservatives' Fair Elections Act would leave them unable to vote in the next federal election due to a lack of adequate... read more »
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CARP opposed the Fair Elections Act, Bill C-23 at the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs in Ottawa on Monday April 7, 2014. Read our media release on the Fair Elections Act here: VAST MAJORITY OF CARP MEMBERS REJECT FAIR... read more »
Profit sharing: I'll cast my vote for that!
As Hill denizens count down the hours until the polls close in Quebec, the spring omnibudget bill will be at the top of the legislative agenda when the House re-opens for business on Monday. Before that gets underway, however,... read more »