MEDIA ADVISORY: CARP Leadership Forum Wed March 20th 1:30 – 3 pm EDT

March 15, 2013
Toronto, ON: CARP will host a Leadership Forum to hear from five Liberal Leadership candidates on how they would address the priority concerns of CARP members – retirement security, seniors’ poverty and equitable access to healthcare, affordable drugs and home care.
CARP Forums provide CARP members with the opportunity to hear directly from those asking for their votes. In return, politicians have the chance to directly reach out to 300,000 actively voting CARP members across the country through such televised events on VisionTV and our various member communications channels..
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
Forum – in front of live audience
The ZoomerPlex Studio
64 Jefferson Avenue in Toronto’s Liberty Village
90 minutes for forum; media availability to follow
Martin Cauchon
Deborah Coyne
Martha Hall-Findlay
Karen McCrimmon
Joyce Murray
Susan Eng, VP Advocacy for CARP
Open to media; media availability following Forum
Contact: Sarah Park   416.607.2471   [email protected]
      Leanne Wright 416.886.6873  [email protected]
Audience RSVP
If you wish to be a member of the live studio audience, please RSVP by Monday, March 18 to:   [email protected]
CARP is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization committed to advocating for a New Vision of Aging for Canada, social change that will bring financial security, equitable access to health care and freedom from discrimination. CARP seeks to ensure that the marketplace serves the needs and expectations of our generation and provides value-added benefits, products and services to our members. Through our network of chapters across Canada, CARP is dedicated to building a sense of community and shared values among our members in support of CARP’s mission.
For further information, please contact:

Sarah Park   416.607.2471
Media Relations, Policy Researcher and Coordinator

Michael Nicin   416.607.2479
Director of Policy
Pam Maher   416.607.2475
Communications coordinator


Susan Eng
Vice President, Advocacy
CARP, A New Vision of Aging for Canada
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