On December 11th 2013, Canada Post announced that it would be phasing out door-to-door delivery of regular mail while...
This was Google’s landing page on February 7th, 2014 – the day the opening ceremonies took place at the...
As a cohesive social unit, our virtue is not measured in our treatment of the most powerful among us. If it...
By Susan Eng, VP of CARP Advocacy The key challenge facing the Ontario Advisory Panel on Retirement Income...
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The CARP Symposium & Job Fair: Work Re-imagined, held 24 February at the Centre for Health and Safety Innovation in Mississauga Ontario was a huge success!
Brilliantly organized under the dynamic leadership of Adina Lebo, Chair of the Downtown Toronto Chapter of CARP and Murray Etherington, Chair of the Mississauga Chapter and their outstanding supporting crew of volunteers, the event far... read more »
TORONTO, ON She's 85 and boy is she still going strong! “I hope the gods of longevity don’t get me for that one!” She adds with a chuckle. Her name is Carol Libman and she's been answering questions for CARP members since 1988.... read more »
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New figures from Statistics Canada show that 92 percent of all seniors aged 65 and older are living at home, while the majority of seniors in private homes are living as a couple or in a common-law relationship. A long-standing... read more »
This is part of a series of stories on retirement and second home destinations in North America. On weekends when Steve Goldberger takes the stage with one of his bands at a popular bar at the edge of this scenic town, he doesn’t look... read more »
CARP members have been offered a 50% discount for the March 3rd pension reform talk Baby Boom Bust in Toronto. This talk will explore how Canada can “get pension planning right”. Featuring pension experts Jim Leech and Jacquie... read more »
The shutdown of a private nursing home is raising questions about the safety of Nova Scotia seniors. Fire officials and police responded to Marilyn’s Country Haven for Seniors in Stewiacke, N.S. Wednesday morning and removed patients... read more »
By Susan Eng, VP of CARP Advocacy The key challenge facing the Ontario Advisory Panel on Retirement Income Security is to determine how best to help middle income earners save more for their own retirement. No option is off the... read more »
Editor’s Note: On February 11th, Jeffrey Simpson, a national affairs columnist with the Globe and Mail published an article about the Federal Budget. Mr. Simpson deplores “the creeping, inexorable increases in spending on the... read more »
Budget 2014 will disappoint CARP members who expected real action instead of repeating promises made in Throne Speech
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa: CARP members will be disappointed that government missed the opportunity to offer real action on caregiver support or dementia care. The silence on the larger issues that concern them, like pension... read more »
Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa used a town hall meeting organized in Brantford by a retired citizens lobby group to advance the minority Liberal government's plan for an enhanced pension plan. In a meeting room in the Carnegie... read more »