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An Adult Conversation on Medically Assisted Dying: Episode Available Online

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2014 An Adult Conversation on Medically Assisted Dying aired on Vision TV Monday, October 20 at 9pm ET, available to watch online. Click here to view the episode. “An Adult Conversation on Medically Assisted Dying” Canada’s right-to-die movement turned a major corner this year when Quebec passed a law permitting physician-assisted death for some terminally … Read more

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Trudeau to headline CARP AGM October 24; expect to announce position on pensions

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MEDIA ADVISORY October 23, 2014 Trudeau to headline CARP AGM October 24; expect to announce position on pensions Toronto, ON: CARP will welcome federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau to its Annual General Meeting and Chapter Congress in Toronto. Mr. Trudeau will host a Town Hall with the leadership of 53 CARP chapters from across the country. OPEN TO THE MEDIA.  … Read more

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Medically Assisted Dying: An Adult Conversation on on Vision TV Monday, October 20 at 9 pm ET

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2014 An Adult Conversation on Medically Assisted Dying on Vision TV Monday, October 20 at 9pm ET Toronto, ON: VisionTV & CARP present a special episode of the Zoomer Monday, October 20 at 9pm ET “An Adult Conversation on Medically Assisted Dying” Canada’s right-to-die movement turned a major corner this year when Quebec passed a … Read more

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The Feds Are Failing Canada’s Seniors

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  At the 2014 Council of the Federation meeting in Charlottetown, PEI, provincial and territorial premiers, once again called for a National Plan on seniors’ health care; nor were they the only ones ‎advocating this. The Canadian Medical Association (CMA), the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP), the Canadian Health Coalition (CHC), and the Canadian Association of Retired Teachers (CART) have been vocal about the need for … Read more

Posted in CARP in the News

Mayoral candidates sing praises of seniors

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All three mayoral candidates were singing the praises of seniors at City Hall on Wednesday. John Tory, Doug Ford and Olivia Chow were at the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) flag raising to celebrate National Seniors Day. And each one delivered speeches saluting seniors before the flag was raised on City Hall’s green roof. “We have to remind ourselves … Read more

Posted in CARP in the News, Toronto Downtown

CARP flags raised across Canada on National Seniors Day

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2014 CARP chapters from coast to coast will be joined by local politicians and dignitaries on October 1st to celebrate National Seniors Day by raising CARP flags at city halls and in their local communities. CARP flags will be raised not only to celebrate the contributions of seniors to better their communities, families, and workplaces, but … Read more

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CARP Flag Raising in honour of National Seniors Day

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On October 1st, 2014 Moses Znaimer will be joined by Hon. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance and Hon. Mario Sergio, Minister Responsible for Seniors to raise the CARP flag at Toronto City Hall in honour of National Seniors Day. Over 30 CARP chapters from coast to coast will also raise flags to celebrate the contributions of seniors in Canada as … Read more

Posted in Etobicoke, National, North York, Scarborough, Toronto Downtown

Elder Abuse Topic at Richmond/Delta’s AGM October 2nd

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Keynote Speaker, Lin Chen, on Elder Abuse – What Is It?  What Is It Not?You are invited to our October monthly meeting which is combined with our 2014 Annual General Meeting. Our guest speaker, Mrs. Lin Chen, is the Workshop Coordinator for the BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support (BC CEAS).Mrs. Lin Chen is also the intake worker who … Read more

Posted in Richmond, Uncategorized

Act on dementia: Open Letter to Health Ministers, Paradigm Shift needed: CARP Policy Paper released

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 29, 2014 Toronto, ON: As the federal and provincial Health Ministers meet in Banff this week, CARP released an open letter calling on Ministers of Health to take action on dementia to help Canadians live a good quality of life with dementia. CARP also released its policy position paper that calls for a paradigm shift in … Read more

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Susan Eng blogs on HuffPost Living, Top 10 Reasons Not to Start a War With Seniors

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For no good purpose, some people want to start a war on seniors. At the risk of giving them more air time than they deserve, one media organ calls seniors already too wealthy for any more government attention and another calls for public largesse to be lavished on his group instead. Before taking up the pitchforks, here are ten things to consider: 10. Seniors … Read more

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