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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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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

Health and Lifestyle Expo October 18, 2014

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Everything you need to know HERE!  A celebration of aging younger, healthier and happier than ever before! Saturday October 18, 2014 10:00am – 4:00 pm Brockville Country Club 1548 Hwy 2 Brockville, ON Admission:  $5.00 per person    $7.00 per couple Welcome Bags for the first 200 people!

Posted in Brockville and Thousand Islands

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

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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National Seniors Day: CARP Flag to be Raised at Edmonton City Hall

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JOIN  US WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014 as we celebrate National Seniors Day by raising CARP Edmonton’s  flag  at Edmonton City Hall. Ceremony will take place 12:00 to 12:30PM, at the Community Flag Pole SW Corner, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square at Edmonton City Hall. Councillor Amerjeet Sohi will represent the City of Edmonton in paying tribute to the seniors who … Read more

Posted in Campaigns, Edmonton, Uncategorized

Theme for October Community Meetings – “Don’t Make the Government Your Beneficiary”

Theme for October Community Meetings – “Don’t Make the Government Your Beneficiary”

Information posted September 26, 2014 For our October community meetings at both Milton and Burlington we have once again invited one of our most popular speakers who’s topic for discussion will be: “Don’t make the government your beneficiary” Ranked #2 on Canada’s Top 50 Financial Advisors list for 2014 and voted Burlington’s best Financial Advisor 6 years in a row our guest … Read more

Posted in Halton Region, Uncategorized

CARP Municipal Poll Report

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Key Findings Two thirds of members live in cities and virtually all agree these cities (and towns) should have recall power over mayors and councilors. Most see this recall power being exercised by a simple majority of council. Two thirds do not agree Canadian municipalities currently have enough tools to deal with wrongdoing by elected officials. While the majority agree … Read more

Posted in Your Finances, Your Health, Your Rights