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CARP keeping new federal government’s ‘feet to the fire’ after first budget: OAS and GIS Victory for CARP Advocacy after years of pressure

March 24, 2016

Hours after Canadians were blindsided by Prime Minister Harper’s announced changes to Old Age Security on January ...

CARP Wins in Ontario and Nova Scotia– but National Pharmacare Still the Goal

March 24, 2016

A Provincial Patchwork of Coverage Medication is vital to help Canadians prevent, manage, and even cure illnesses. ...

Susan Eng Weighs In – Senior Debt & The Need for Change

September 25, 2015

Below is a summary of a segment that was featured on Debt Free in 30 radio show that aired on 7 radio stations ...

Free Income Tax Return Program: Brockville, Prescott, Cardinal and Gananoque

February 19, 2015

Free Income Tax Returns for low income filers (maximum $28,000.00) BROCKVILLE Tuesday, Feb 10 – Thursday, April 30, ...

Focus: The struggles of being a senior in Surrey

August 9, 2014

On July 31st, 2014, CARP Surrey-White Rock Chapter Chair Ramona Kaptyn was interviewed by Surrey Now for a story on ...

Shift towards paperless billing and direct deposit will continue to alienate some low-income persons and seniors – can Canada’s new financial literacy leader be of help?

July 15, 2014

Financial Literacy leader focuses on seniors, published July 6th, 2014 by The Toronto Star and written by Ellen ...

Help for Seniors Trying to Retire on Low-Income

March 7, 2014

The Toronto Public Library held an information session on February 3rd, 2014 for those who live with low-income and are ...

The Middle-Aged Guide to Growing Up: Shafted

December 19, 2013

I’m a Boomer, born the same year as the Voting Rights Act, which finally conferred democracy on American blacks ...

New OECD Report Reveals that the Status Quo is No Longer Sufficient to Prevent Poverty Among Seniors

December 6, 2013

Opponents of CPP enhancement have spent that past five years denying that there’s a retirement savings crisis in ...


2011 National Household Survey on Seniors’ Income and Caregivers

September 20, 2013

Statistics Canada released last week findings from the 2011 National Household Survey and their study on caregivers ...