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Caregiver support, action on dementia care top CARP budget expectations; want to see action on CPP increase, national home care funding and pharmacare too

February 6, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2014 Toronto, ON: CARP members will be watching for dedicated support for ...

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Are long-term employees being targeted for cost-saving layoffs?

January 29, 2014

In 2012, Sean McCann* was working for the same corporation he had for the previous 25 years. A conscientious worker ...

Millennials and boomers connecting in Barrie

January 29, 2014

  Its no secret that millennials, also known as Gen Y and twenty-somethings, are having a hard time getting a ...

The rise of the older worker – and age-discrimination lawsuits

January 14, 2014

Self-employed warehouse safety inspector Murray Etherington, 67, jokes that he is on the “retire-at-85 plan,” after ...

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Younger Canadians Will Suffer the Most From This Failing System

November 28, 2013

CARP's VP of Advocacy, Susan Eng, recently had another opportunity to write a blog for the Huffington Post. Following ...

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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 ...

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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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Important News Alerts – Mature Want To Work On Their Terms

September 20, 2013

This article was published by The Benefits and Pension Monitor, on September 11th, 2013 as part of their "Daily News ...

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Letter: CARP Welcomes Minister Jason Kenney to the Ministry and Presents Older Worker Recommendations

September 20, 2013

 CARP has recently sent a letter to Minister Jason Kenney, to congratulate him on his new  appointment and discuss ...

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National Seniors Council: Older Workers at Risk of Withdrawing from the Labour Force or Becoming Unemployed

September 20, 2013

Employers’ views on how to retain and attract older workers The National Seniors Council (NSC) released a report ...