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We are One Lucky Generation in Seven Thousand

January 10, 2014

“The chief beauty about time is that you cannot waste it in advance. The next year, the next day, the next hour ...


You're Hired, You're Fired!

November 20, 2013

A 72-year old British Columbia man has lost a final bid for benefits he claims his employer and union denied him ...

TORSTAR -newspaper front

Abilities, not age, are what truly matter in hiring

October 4, 2013

New research finds nearly half of all mature Canadians want to work beyond age 65. But they still encounter age ...

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Jane Brown's Interview with Susan Eng, Following Release of CARP/Ceridian Survey on Older Workers

September 20, 2013

Gone are the days when Canadian workers retired immediately upon becoming eligible to do so.  Employees over the age ...


Fired 80-year-old employees get $1.16 million

September 6, 2013

Two recent court decisions send a message that employees who work into their 70s and 80s may be entitled to damages ...

Bruce Bird, Chair of the North Fraser CARP Chapter writes that the concept of  aging is changing

Chapters in the News: Boomers and seniors not a burden on society

September 6, 2013

Opinion: Concept of aging is changing Critics have written lately about the burden boomers and seniors will become as ...

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Boosting productivity could help resolve underfunded pension issue

August 23, 2013

Dairy Quest, one of the largest dairies in Great Britain, recently took a rather innovative approach to its ...


Seniors contribute greatly to Canadian society yet are unfairly treated in the healthcare debate

August 9, 2013

Editor's Note: CARP came across this wonderful Op-Ed by Verena Menec   Recently, and though it was published on ...

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Seniors marginalized by youth-obsessed society: Goar

July 12, 2013

Ageism is the one form of discrimination Canadians still practise freely. Some people don’t know it’s wrong. Some ...

Women tend to maintain stronger social networks as they age, one of the possible reasons that they tend to report less anxiety about aging than men, who tend towards isolation and negativity as they age.

Canadian women take getting older in stride, but are also the most frequent targets of ageism: report

July 12, 2013

  Defying the drumbeat of anti-wrinkle ads, Canadian women aged 66 and older are feeling pretty good about ...