April 19th 2012: CARP New Brunswick met with five other senior’s groups, Department of Health Officials and the Minister of Social Development today to discuss the issues that affect the province’s seniors.
The seniors groups in attendance collaborated on a submission which they were able to present today during the meeting. Among the topics up for the discussion were the changes to the OAS and a request to waive any drug co-pay for seniors 65 and over who receive the Guaranteed Income Supplement.
The six seniors groups that met with Stultz were: Cassista’s coalition; the New Brunswick Senior Citizen Federation; the New Brunswick Front for Social Justice; the New Brunswick Federation of Union Retirees; the Canadian Association of Retired Persons; and L’Association acadeinne et francophone des ainees et aines du Nouveau-Brunswick.
Click here to read the Daily Gleaner’s coverage of the meeting and;
Click here to read the submission made to the Minister and other Government Officials.