Here are some of the advocacy activities CARP has recently undertaken:
- Ontario health care transformation: On Dec 4, 2019, Marissa Lennox (Chief Policy Officer, CARP) met with Benjamin Levitt (Manager, Stakeholder Relations for Health Minister Christine Elliott) and Chris Sulway (Special Advisor to Minister Elliott) on the current state of the Ontario government’s transformation of the health care system.
- Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott: On Dec 11, 2019, Marissa interviewed Minister Elliott about her government’s plans to reform health care, and why Ontarians should have confidence in the new system.
- Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) reception: On Dec 11, 2019, Marissa presented at ‘WE are emPOWERED to fight cancer’, a reception hosted by CCSN. The presentation highlighted the fact that 9 in 10 cancer patients are 50+, and urged provinces to do better to meet the needs of Canadians living with cancer: including by driving medical innovation investment in technologies and building cancer screening capacity.
- OSC Investor Advisory Panel Presentation: On Dec 12, 2019, Marissa presented to the Ontario Securities Commission Investor Advisory Panel on retirement income security and how CARP is fighting to ensure all Canadians can retire well, with dignity and respect.