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Susan with PEI’s Premier Robert Ghiz, host of 2014 Council of the Federation meetings, and Frank Swedlove, President of Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
CARP recently visited Charlottetown, PEI to raise seniors health care as a priority in parallel to the Premiers’...
Canadian Healthcare
On August 26th, 2014, The Globe and Mail published an article on the latest Nanos Research survey that said a vast...
The zocalo in cuernavaca
By A. Boomer A. Boomer is a CARP member who shares his experiences growing up middle aged, every two weeks in the CARP...
DEMENTIA
Editor’s Note: Following a tragic hit and run accident that took place Wednesday August 6th in the evening, CBC news...

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Key Findings Two thirds of members live in cities and virtually all agree these cities (and towns) should have recall power over mayors and councilors. Most see this recall power being exercised by a simple majority of council.... read more »
palliative care
    Media Advisory Toronto, ON: September 16, 2014   Join us: DATE: September 26, 2014 TIME: 10am – 12noon. Media Arrival time is 9:45 am PLACE: The ZoomerPlex, 70 Jefferson Avenue in Liberty Village Open... read more »
Renate Crizzle, our Board member in charge of advocacy, has attended a Hospital Parking Fee Consultation Meeting with the Ministry of Health Long Term Care. The meeting was concerned with the setting of reasonable parking fees in Ontario... read more »
CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) has a number of online products that may be useful and relevant to members of CARP. They are intended to assist people with their tax obligations and help answer the questions they may have. On the CRA website... read more »
by Renate Crizzle Some seniors are complaining about having to withdraw a mandatory amount from their RRIF’s after reaching the age of 71, or until their spouse reaches 71, if the spouse is younger. The concern is that this will cause... read more »
by Renate Crizzle In June of this year the Seniors Care Network, formerly known as the Regional Specialized Geriatric Services, funded by the Central East Local Health Integration Network (CeLHIN) hosted the first annual regional... read more »
Healthy Living and Seniors Forum The Manitoba Progressive Conservative Caucus has extended an invitation to meet with CARP executives and membership to introduce themselves, and to engage in a discussion of issues relevant to the needs of... read more »
by Romina Oliverio With the warm weather finally here, many of us are heading outdoors to soak in the sun and warmth. For people living with dementia, spending time outside can improve quality of life and increase physical, emotional,... read more »
Susan with PEI’s Premier Robert Ghiz, host of 2014 Council of the Federation meetings, and Frank Swedlove, President of Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
CARP recently visited Charlottetown, PEI to raise seniors health care as a priority in parallel to the Premiers’ Council of the Federation meeting in Charlottetown. CARP co-hosted with the Canadian Medial Association (CMA) a seniors... read more »
pay-to-pay
New PIAC report, “How to Pay the Piper: A Primer on Additional Charges to Consumers in Canada for Paper Billing” Report Calls for Elimination of Paper Bill Fees For immediate release August 27, 2014 OTTAWA  – In a new report... read more »
Woman Shouting with Bullhorn
Editor's Note: CARP has been very active on the "pay-to-pay" file.  Over the past few years many companies began making paperless billing the default method and charging customers  fees in order to continue mailing them their bills. ... read more »
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