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Is Canada spending millions on drugs that hurt seniors?

June 23, 2016

It is well known that not taking your prescribed medications correctly can be dangerous for your health. Non-adherence ...

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CARP condemns Wall government’s decision to increase drug costs for vulnerable seniors

June 6, 2016

REGINA – CARP is adding the voices of its 300,000 members to the growing public backlash against the Wall ...


Reversal of drug cost increases big wins for Nova Scotia, Ontario seniors

May 27, 2016

On average, seniors over 65 take five or more medications. Those over 75 take ten. These medications control our ...


CARP Responds to proposed changes to Nova Scotia Seniors’ Pharmacare

May 13, 2016

Click here to view an interview [starts at 30:50 mark] featuring Bill VanGorder, chair of CARP Nova Scotia on CBC ...


CARP welcomes Ontario’s reconsideration of the proposed changes to the seniors’ drug program

May 13, 2016

March 3, 2016 Toronto, ON – CARP welcomes Premier Kathleen Wynne’s commitment to reconsider the proposed ...

Medicine and Money

CARP Wins in Ontario and Nova Scotia– but National Pharmacare Still the Goal

May 13, 2016

A Provincial Patchwork of Coverage Medication is vital to help Canadians prevent, manage, and even cure illnesses. ...


Ontario reverses proposed increases to Seniors Drug Program

May 13, 2016

April 4, 2016 Toronto, ON: CARP welcomes Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care reversal of proposed increases ...


CARP Financial Issues Poll Report

May 13, 2016

Key Findings Most members think the promised budget surplus should be used to pay the national debt, while many think ...


CARP calls for healthcare transformation from Health Minister’s meeting this week; not just more of the same

May 12, 2016

Jan 20, 2016 Toronto, ON: CARP members are looking for transformative change from Canada’s health ministers, not ...

Ontario reverses proposed increases to Seniors Drug Program

April 4, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2016 Toronto, ON: CARP welcomes Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care ...