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Congratulations to the winners of Deryn Collier’s book!

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Thank you to everyone who liked, shared and/or commented on our Facebook page in order to win a copy of Deryn Collier’s book, Open Secret. Please see below for list of winners! Rose Pollock Sandy Rooke Mary Wilson Valerie Ann MacKenzie John Gallagher Penny Pomes Len Colebert Linda Peter Glavine Wendy Herring Shelley Wark-Martyn To redeem your signed copy of the book, … Read more

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Toronto Star: Use of antipsychotics soaring at Ontario nursing homes

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Results are in from the
2014 Great Backyard Bird Count

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 Bird watchers shattered records, with some help from CARP Members in Canada It was another exciting, record-breaking year for the Great Backyard Bird Count. Participants from 135 countries around the globe submitted 144,000 bird checklists, eclipsing last year’s 110 countries.  Canada made a stellar contribution with 13,458 checklists. The information gathered by tens of thousands of volunteers helps track the health … Read more

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ZNews: CARP Job Fair & Symposium

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The CARP Job Fair & Symposium was held last month and over 600 keen job seekers attended. The job market is tough but this fair opened up a window of opportunity for CARP members. Stay tuned for details on our next upcoming job fair. Click CARP Job Fair & Symposium to learn more about this great opportunity.  

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Dark Side Book Tour starting March 18th in Calgary with stops in Vancouver, Ottawa and Toronto!

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CARP has teamed up with Simon and Schuster for The Dark Side: Mystery & Thriller Writers Tour. CARP Chapters in Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa and Toronto are on board and excited to take part in this great opportunity. If you would like more information about this, please contact Elise Kayfetz at e.kayfetz@carp.ca   More details: Playlists: Craig Davidson: http://grooveshark.com/#!/playlist/THE+DARK+SIDE+Craig+Davidson+s+Playlist/95949533 Jennifer Hillier: … Read more

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BabyBoomBust – Pension Experts in Toronto March 3rd. Discount for CARP Members

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CARP members  have been offered a 50% discount for the March 3rd pension reform talk Baby Boom Bust in Toronto. This talk will explore how Canada can “get pension planning right”. Featuring pension experts Jim Leech and Jacquie McNish, Baby Boom Bust has been jointly organized by the Literary Review of Canada and Spur Festival. Use the special discount code, CARP , to … Read more

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SUPPORT FOR GOVERNMENT PLUMMETS; CPP THE REASON

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 9, 2013 SUPPORT FOR GOVERNMENT PLUMMETS; CPP THE REASON 71% of CARP members say government doesn’t deserve power if CPP not expanded TORONTO, ON: – CARP members are shifting their political support away from the Conservative party over the government’s continued refusal to expand CPP contributions and benefits. Not only do they believe the government … Read more

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CARP Discount on CFL Eastern Final Tickets

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Hamilton vs. Toronto CFL Eastern Final – Ticket discount for CARP Members Sunday November 17th, 1 PM, Rogers Centre Toronto Gold – $66 (regularly $85) Silver – $47.50 (reg. $60) Bronze – $29 (reg. $38) Blue – $22 (reg. $30) Hamilton Tiger Cats vs. Toronto Argonauts For more information or to order tickets, contact Dan Minion:  416-341-2717  or email: dminion@argonauts.ca

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New $5 and $10 notes released today

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November 7th, 2013 Say goodbye to paper money in Canada. With the release today of the 5 and 10 dollar denomination polymer notes, all typical bills, from 100 to five, will be made with the new material and paper bills collected by banks will not be recirculated. The Bank of Canada issued a press release with the full details. These … Read more

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CPP: If Not Now, Then When?

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  The politicians are playing politics with our future and it has to stop. The Canada Pension Plan needs to be increased and everybody knows it but for some reason the politicians are not getting the message. If you accept the fact that Canadians are not saving enough for their retirement and need a better vehicle with which to do … Read more

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