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Carol’s Corner: remembering not to take our right to vote for granted

October 14, 2015

“To Vote or Not To Vote, that is the question: Whether it is nobler in the mind to support The governance of the ...

CARP and over 50 groups form Seniors Vote campaign to promote interests of Older Canadians ahead of upcoming federal election

April 25, 2015

In anticipation of the spring federal budget and upcoming election, CARP in collaboration with over 50 ...


Pension Reform Timeline: 2008 – Present

November 15, 2013

CARP has been advocating for pension reform since 2008, starting with a call for a national pension summit and for a ...

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The Globe Debate, Point: ‘Big CPP’ at the young’s expense

November 15, 2013

Chronically low investment returns on inadequate saving are making more Canadians worry about retirement. Fair enough ...

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The Globe Debate, Counterpoint: Ignore the ‘job-killing’ mantra. It’s time to expand CPP benefits

November 15, 2013

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty thinks that expanding Canada Pension Plan benefits might be a good idea, but just not ...

Ontario ready to act if Ottawa stalls on Canada Pension Plan

November 15, 2013

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa says Ottawa is showing a lack of leadership and courage in its reluctance to ...

Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty in Toronto on Nov. 7, 2013.

Expanded CPP is a good idea – but not right now, Flaherty says

November 14, 2013

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is describing an expanded Canada Pension Plan as a “payroll tax,” but says he can ...

CARP Chapter Chair: Enhance Canada pension plan

November 14, 2013

Congratulations for Barbara Yaffe's support of long-overdue pension reform. At the Oct. 24 CARP (Canadian Association ...


The CARP Poll Report: CPP Enhancement

November 13, 2013

Key Findings   November 15, 2013: CARP members are frustrated that the federal government will not act on enhancing ...


NDP hears anger over OAS idea

February 24, 2012

This article was published by The Chronicle Herald on February 12th 2012.  To see this article and other related ...