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Celebrate Seniors Day with your local CARP Chapter!!! CARP Greater Bay of Quinte Area Chapter #39 invites all members...
CARP Chapter 54 will be assisting with the All Candidates Meetings for the Municipal Election which are being held by the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce. Plan to attend & be an informed voter! All meetings will take... read more »
Do you worry about the amount of time your grandchildren spend in front of the computer and how little time they are active outside? It may be even more serious than you think. The poster invites you to two events in Smiths Falls that... read more »
HH-Seniors on Bus
Join us... on Saturday, October 25, 2014 as we board the bus for Toronto's Zoomer Show and Famous Players Theatre! Your CARP Chapter has planned a full day trip to Toronto to see the fabulous Zoomer Show, followed by dinner at the The... 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 Joe Robinson Remember when people would give up their seat on a bus/train/streetcar for an elderly person or a pregnant woman? Do you recall a time when someone would hold a door open for you, or let you go ahead of them into a room... 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 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 »
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 »
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