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Caregiver’s Diary: Father’s Day

July 3, 2012

We never celebrated Father’s Day in my family (or Mother’s Day). We thought of them as “Hallmark Holidays”, ...

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House of Commons Standing Committee on Health Tables Report on Chronic Disease

May 25, 2012

On Monday October 24th 2011, Susan Eng, CARP VP of Advocacy, testified before the House of Commons Standing Committee ...

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Ask the Doctor: Fixing broken back bones

May 25, 2012

When a patient of mine visited me recently (a lovely 74-year old-woman), she wanted to know if a special procedure ...

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Caregiver’s Diary: Summer’s Coming

May 24, 2012

Summer’s Coming As I’ve explained, youngest sister in Niagara is my widowed 88 year old father’s real caregiver, ...

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Health Canada Report: Measuring and reporting on health system performance in Canada

May 24, 2012

May 25, 2012 - The Health Council of Canada (HCC) released a report looking at how well various health sectors across ...

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Halifax: Wait for long-term beds ‘unacceptable’

May 4, 2012

This article was published by The Cape Breton Post on April 29th 2012.  To see this article and other related articles ...

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New Brunswick Budget Offers New Affordable Housing but Home Care Improvements Remain Ellusive

April 3, 2012

FREDERICTON: On March 27th 2012, the Provincial government of New Brunswick tabled its 2012-13 budget.  The budget ...

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Patient-based hospital funding coming to Ontario

March 22, 2012

This article was published by The CBC on March 19th 2012.  To see this article and other related articles on The CBC ...

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Preventing Illness Makes Cents: a letter from Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner

March 9, 2012

Dear CARP members, Why isn’t Ontario serious about preventing illness? To ensure that Ontario’s health care ...

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Drummond Report to Ontario: cut costs, improve healthcare

February 24, 2012

February 2012 – Last week, the Drummond Commission Report was released confirming CARP’s long-standing advocacy ...