CARP Edmonton Election Forum – Issues for an Aging Population
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Alberta Teachers’ Association Auditorium (Barnett House)
11010 142 Street NW
7 to 9 p.m. Doors open @ 6.30p.m.
Confirmed participants: Green Party, David Parker; Liberal Party, Mary MacDonald; New Democratic Party, Ray Martin. Confirmation of a Conservative Party candidate is pending.
Moderator for the Forum is Fil Fraser, long-time broadcaster, journalist and CARP member. Fil served a 3-year term as Chief Commissioner of the Alberta Human Rights Commission.
The CARP Election Forum is an opportunity for the political parties to share their plans with the community; to indicate where they stand on health care, home care, retirement security, pensions, caregiver support and freedom from age discrimination.
CARP Edmonton is a community chapter of CARP (formerly known as Canadian Association of Retired Persons). It is an effective VOICE for more than 4000 CARP members in Edmonton and area. CARP Edmonton is encouraging the residents of Edmonton and surrounding areas to make informed choices in the selection of their Members of Parliament.
CARP is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization founded in 1984. CARP is Canada’s largest association for the 45-plus age group. We are committed to enhancing the quality of life for all Canadians.
Of the 4.6 million or 14% of Canadians over 65, seventy percent vote regularly. Another 14.5 million potential voters are in the 45-plus ranges. All political parties are seeking the votes from our demographic. Review the party plans and make your vote an informed vote.
For Information contact Bernice Rempel, CARP Edmonton Chair,
780-450-4802 or [email protected]