Community Development

Welcome to CARP Community Development

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Click here to read our 2012 Community Development Annual Report

Click here to read our 2011 Community Development Annual Report

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Anthony Quinn – Director, Community Development





Elise Kayfetz
, Community Development Officer

Katherine McLeod

Katherine McLeod, Community Development Officer

    In the Spotlight

    When: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 Where: Brampton Soccer Centre (Dixie Rd. and Sandalwood Pkwy.) Click for...
    Hello Everyone, I am posting this message on National to let you know we are now able to post on our own website (as we had issues before) and to let you know of our next meeting. Wednesday October 15th at 4:30pm at 575 Victoria... read more »
    In 2011, the federal government designated October 1 as National Senior's Day to coincide with the International Day of Older Persons and intended to raise public awareness in Canada  and recognize the "continuing contribution of Canada's... read more »
      CARP St. John's-Avalon Chapter General Meeting There will be a general meeting of the St. John's-Avalon Chapter of CARP on Wednesday, October 15, 2 PM in the Conference Room on the first floor of Tiffany Village, 50 Tiffany Lane,... read more »
    Welcome to the Fall Newsletter of Scarborough CARP! I hope that you had a cool, breezy and thoroughly wonderful summer and that you're energized and ready to embrace this busy season. I've slipped into the editor's seat with this edition of... read more »
    A number of chapter members have asked about the possibility of regular meetings around specific interests, such as a Book Club, a Hiking Group and similar opportunities. Would you be interested in a Book Club that met on a monthly or... read more »
    by Trudi Johnston We have an amazing opportunity for you to get involved and support your local community through Habitat for Humanity. Habitat is teaming up with seniors and youth to have a build in Scarborough in the Lawrence and... 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 »
    Shoppers Pharmacist
    Many Canadians live with multiple chronic illnesses and their medicine cabinets may be filling up as a result. In fact, almost two thirds of those aged 65 and over take five or more prescription drugs from different drug classes. Managing... read more »
    Since 2010, the Mississauga Halton CCAC has honoured 285 caregiving heroes throughout South Etobicoke, Mississauga, Oakville, Halton Hills and Milton. Last year, 110 more “heroes” from across the Mississauga Halton region were... read more »
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    Marilyn writes to friends Gail and Jean about the rich culture and sounds of Israel. Part 12: Dear Gail, Thanks again for helping me get my travel documents ready for my trip to Israel. When one’s printer is down, what else can a... read more »
    What age were you when you realized the beauty of a nap? 30? 40? 50? Can’t remember because you were tired? I don’t know when I first felt the warm embrace of an afternoon nap. I’m not a great sleeper at night, by noon I’m... read more »
    Marla Shapiro
    Osteoporosis Canada Presents “Bone Matters with Dr. Marla Shapiro” – Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 -  a special, live presentation by Health and Medical expert, Dr. Marla Shapiro, with remarks from President and CEO of Osteoporosis... read more »
    DesignAbility Program  DesignAbility volunteers develop and build unique assistive devices to aid persons of all ages with physical disabilities to be more independent and to participate at school and work, to parent, to take part in... read more »
    A new vision of aging is coming to Richmond. CARP, formerly the Canadian Association for Retired Persons, opened its 60th chapter in Richmond this November. With a goal of sparking “connections” between not only seniors but... read more »
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