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Crucial Dispatches from Parliament Hill: Key Legislative and Political Updates

February 7, 2014

Canadian Government Reaches Agreement with US on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Finance Minister Jim ...

Ask the Doctor: Packaging science to change policy

August 24, 2012

This probably seems like a strange title for this article. Not to worry dear reader, you will soon understand what the ...

CARP on Parliament Hill for OAS Roundable

March 22, 2012

March 23, 2012 – Just as news broke of the federal government’s plans to change the age eligibility for OAS from 65 ...

Seniors issues emerge as a policy priority for federal government

March 14, 2012

This article was published by The Hill Times on March 15th 2012.  To see this article and other related articles on ...

BC Ombudsman’s Delivers Damning new Report – Government Responds with Seniors Action Plan (Updated)

February 24, 2012

February 24th 2012:  A report recently published by the B.C. Ombudsman says that government needs to do more to care ...

John Ivison: Canada’s old-age security showing signs of aging

December 21, 2011

This article was published in the National Post December 21st 2011.  To see this story and to read related stories ...

CARP to Politicians on Parliament Hill: Supporting Caregivers an Ethical AND Financial Win, Win

November 18, 2011

Healthcare matters for all Canadians, but despite the fact that we are living longer, healthier lives, it becomes ...

How to help the older worker left behind in the recovery?

November 18, 2011

This article was originally published by the Globe and Mail on March 11th, 2011. To go to the the Globe and Mail ...

Provincial Issues Poll Report

September 29, 2011

September 28, 2011 
KEY FINDINGS Click here to see a more detailed poll report complete with tables, colour charts ...

CARP North Bay Chapter Candidates Q & A

September 29, 2011

Election Involvement The North Bay CARP Chapter sent out 5 questions to local NPD, PC and Liberal candidates in the ...