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Aug 6th – The Future of Pharmacy

August 4, 2015

The Future of Pharmacy - When was the Last Time You Got an Hour with a Health Professional? Thursday, August 6th - ...

The two sleeper issues of 2015 federal election

January 14, 2015

Seniors’ issues and health care are being discussed around dinner tables and bubbling under the surface. Expect more ...

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De-prescribing medications to improve your health or Which drug can I stop first?

October 18, 2014

By Cara Tannenbaum, M.D. Geriatrician and Pharmacy Chair in Health and Aging, University of Montreal. Are you ...

Doctor and Woman Examining Pills

Canada doesn’t have your back: Free health care only goes so far, especially for some seniors

September 24, 2014

Patty Randall began caring for her 80-something parents in the 1990s. For the next decade, she learned the limits of ...


How a national drug plan can boost the Canadian economy

August 28, 2014

Canadians pay among the highest costs per capita among OECD countries for prescription drugs, with one Canadian out of ...

Will a health crisis tarnish your golden years? Your retirement plan might be jet skiing in the Caribbean, but what if life has other plans for you

May 13, 2014

Mary wouldn't call them her golden years. At 75, the Ottawa widow lives tightly on $25,000 a year. Her condominium fees ...


Why Doctors Care about Pharmacare

August 9, 2013

Doctors are adding their voices to the growing call for a national Pharmacare program with the release of Canadian ...


New Study Suggests Seniors with Inadequate Drug Coverage may not be Accessing the Medication they Need

May 3, 2013

  Ontario’s current co-pay model for prescription drugs may potentially be causing unfair access to drugs due ...


CARP Analysis of Ontario Budget 2013

May 3, 2013

May 3rd, 2013: The Ontario government released the 2013 provincial budget yesterday and CARP staff was at the ...

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Controlling drug costs … one lawsuit at a time

September 2, 2012

People generally think that lawyers cost too much and don’t do much for the economy. But there is at least one area ...