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The CARP Poll Report: The Fair Elections Act

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Key Findings April 7, 2014: The vast majority of CARP members disapprove of the provisions of the Fair Elections Act when they are described to them (80%), and fully two thirds disapprove “strongly” (63%). Furthermore, a similarly overwhelming number of members say the Act will diminish democracy (79%), and, once again, fully two thirds say it will diminish democracy “a great deal” (62%). When … Read more

Posted in Advocacy, CARP Poll Reports, Resources, Your Rights

The CARP Poll Report: Fraud Poll

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Key Findings April 4th, 2014: Close to half of members have suffered fraud or know someone who has, and this proportion has increased recently. Fraud is usually promoted by someone in trust or is the result of a phony investment scheme. More members would seek restitution than retribution from perpetrators, and return of funds is highest on their minds. Most … Read more

Posted in CARP Poll Reports, Your Finances

Spring Fashion Show and Wine Tasting!

CARP Greater Bay of Quinte Area Chapter 39 invites you to join us for an afternoon of fashion, fun and wine-tasting, Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at Amica Quinte Gardens Retirement Residence , 30 College St. W., Belleville. Fashions are presented by KVA Collections, Kingston, Jockey Person 2 Person, and Richard Davis Men’s Clothing, Belleville. Wine-tasting … Read more

Posted in Greater Bay of Quinte Area

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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Sunday, April 27, 2014  12:00 – 3:00 pm PINESTONE RESORT 4252 County Road 21, Haliburton Hot Buffet Luncheon Special Guest Speaker: Moses Znaimer National President and President, Zoomer Media Annual General Meeting Door Prizes and 50/50 Draw (Incl. $500 VIA Rail Travel Voucher) Come and enjoy this rare opportunity to meet Moses Znaimer, find out what your CARP Chapter has … Read more

Posted in Haliburton Highlands

Notice of Annual General Meeting, CARP Edmonton Chapter 13

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In accordance with CARP Edmonton bylaws, notice is hereby given that the 2014 Annual General Meeting of CARP Edmonton Chapter 13, will be held: Date: Friday May 2, 2014 ,  starting at 1:00 p.m. Place: Norwood Legion Branch, 11150 82 Street NW, Edmonton The purpose of the meeting is: To receive the Chair and Directors reports and Financial Account for … Read more

Posted in Edmonton

Ask an Expert: seniors should beware syndicated mortgages as a “safe” investment

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Editor’s Note:   This is part of a series outlining practical survival tips for investor protection.  The series is guest-authored by John Hollander and Harold Geller, they are lawyers with Doucet McBride LLP and they specializes in Personal Injury, Financial Loss Recovery and Wills and Estates.  They also authored the articles listed at the bottom of this page.   Like all investors, seniors … Read more

Posted in Your Finances

Ministry of Consumer Services to Speak at April Chapter Meetings – “What You Need to Know”

Ministry of Consumer Services to Speak at April Chapter Meetings – “What You Need to Know”

Information posted March 18, 2014                 For our April meetings at both Milton and Burlington we have invited the Ministry of Consumer Services to discuss  “What you need to know”. Among the topics they will talk about are: Contracts – If you’ve ever signed an agreement to buy goods and services, you’ve entered … Read more

Posted in Halton Region

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.  

Posted in Community, Top Stories

CARP LGBT/Budget Poll Report

CARP LGBT/Budget Poll Report

CARP LGBT/Budget Poll Report: Key Findings   LGBT March 7, 2013: While very few CARP members identify as LGBT, a wide majority, however, know someone, in their family, a friend or an acquaintance, who is gay. In line with national studies, about one half of those who are gay are in same sex marriages. The majority of members, more even … Read more

Posted in CARP Poll Reports, Your Rights