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CARP’s open letter to Ontario Transport Minister to end outdated licensing protocols that unfairly target older drivers

February 27, 2013

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2013  CARP calls on Ontario ...

Darleene McCormack, a 67-year-old Sudbury, Ont., driver, reacted to a new tip line by saying she would be shocked if a police officer showed up at her door to talk about her driving

Bad-driving snitch line targeting seniors prompts police apology

February 22, 2013

Phone hotline in Sudbury, Ont., called 'abuse of a public service' Police in Sudbury, Ont., wanted the phone to ring ...

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CARP Brief: Driver Improvement Programs and Interventions

February 22, 2013

February 22nd, 2013: In September 2012, CARP responded to a request for information by submitting the following brief ...

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Anonymous tip line to ‘rat out’ unfit elderly motorists unfairly targets seniors, critic says

February 22, 2013

In what a seniors advocate calls unfair targetting of older people, Sudbury police are urging residents to anonymously ...

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Susan Eng talks “Snitch Line” on Goldhawk Fights Back

February 21, 2013

On January 21st, 2013 - Susan Eng, vice-president of Advocacy at CARP was invited to do a segment for AM740's Goldhawk ...

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Sudbury Snitch Line to Report Older Drivers

February 21, 2013

People in Sudbury are being encouraged to use Crimestoppers to report older drivers; police then show up at the home of ...

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Tip line to identify unsafe elderly drivers draws criticism

February 21, 2013

In what a seniors advocate calls unfair targeting of older people, Sudbury police are urging residents to anonymously ...

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Tip line to identify unsafe elderly drivers draws criticism

February 21, 2013

In what a seniors advocate calls unfair targeting of older people, Sudbury police are urging residents to anonymously ...

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Barbara Kay: Elderly drivers make themselves a target for intervention

February 21, 2013

Our population is aging. There are about 2.8 million drivers in Canada over the age of 65. Seniors account for 15% of ...

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Paperless tax filing leaves seniors in the lurch: Goar

February 8, 2013

The paperless revolution is accelerating, leaving Canadians without Internet access at ever-greater risk of missing ...