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Video: CARP Expert Panel “The True Cost of Influenza”

September 19, 2016

September, 2016 Influenza is one of the most important public health issues our country faces,[1],[2] with seniors ...

Saskatchewan Government Increases Drug Costs for Vulnerable Seniors

September 1, 2016

The Saskatchewan Provincial Government has forged ahead with its decision to raise the drug costs for Saskatchewan’s ...

Urgent call for Stories

August 31, 2016

CARP is looking for stories from our members whose lives have been significantly affected by the influenza (flu) virus ...

CARP Nova Scotia Concerned about pharmacare overhaul

July 21, 2016

Nova Scotia seniors group concerned about 2nd attempt to overhaul pharmacare By Marieke Walsh [Original story can be ...

CARP makes case for national pharmacare at federal Committee on Health

July 5, 2016

Natasha Mistry, CARP's Director of Stakeholder Relations and Community Development, was in Ottawa on June 1st to ...

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 ...

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 ...