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Issues Concerning the Fire Within the L’Isle-Verte

January 30, 2014

In response to the tragic fire that claimed lives within the LIsle-Verte, Quebec, seniors residence, CARP was asked by ...

CARP Member Callout: E-mail and/or Call your Federal and Provincial Ministers of Finance Before They Meet December 16th!

December 6, 2013

CARP is urging federal and provincial governments to act on CPP enhancement. CARP members expressed their concerns ...

CARP Member Callout: E-mail and/or Call your Federal and Provincial Ministers of Finance

December 6, 2013

CARP Member Callout: E-mail and/or Call your Federal and Provincial Ministers of Finance Before They Meet December ...

Scarborough CARP August Newsletter

August 10, 2013

The August Edition of the Scarborough CARP Newsletter is now out. In case you missed it in your inbox, please find it ...

Actor Mickey Rooney testifies before the U.S. Congress about his experience with elder abuse

Elder abuse is still top of mind

June 14, 2013

  CARP has been fighting for the end of elder abuse for many years.  Despite significant progress, including ...

Video on Older Drivers – Perception versus Reality

May 10, 2013

Headline: Video on Older Drivers – Perception versus Reality Watch this short video: This is a 3-minute update ...

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Paper Bill Surcharges Advocacy Update

November 16, 2012

November 16, 2012 –CARP received many calls of concern from our members about new fees for paper bills and statements ...

Senior Woman and Caregiver

Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada?

April 3, 2012

April 20, 2012 – The Health Council of Canada (HCC) released a study on homecare in Canada entitled, Seniors in ...

Welcome to the St. John`s-Avalon Chapter #1

February 9, 2012

The St. John's-Avalon Chapter of CARP has been in existence for almost two decades. It is composed of CARP members who ...

Back to Opioids. The dual tragedy continues. PART II

January 26, 2012

In Part I of this two part series, I discussed over-prescription and overuse of  opioids in Ontario and other ...