Here are some of the top headlines CARP has recently made across Canada:
- Ontarians urged to get travel insurance as out-of-country OHIP coverage officially ends: Marissa Lennox, CARP’s Chief Policy Officer comments on how the cancelling of out-of-country health coverage for Ontarians is affecting the affordability and safety of travel for seniors. Read more on this from Zoomer.
- Ontario’s rising rents hurt the poor, Ottawa advocates say: Rick Baker, President of CARP Ottawa Chapter, explains how the rising rents are putting seniors in the community at risk.
- Inside the corrosive new generational blame game: David Cravit, CARP’s Chief Marketing Officer & Vice President, ZoomerU explores what’s really behind the rising tension between millenials and boomers.
- 3 misconceptions about retirement in Canada: Marissa explains how the realities of retirement differ from expectations held by many seniors across Canada.
- New United Way funding to help Niagara seniors who have ‘fallen through the cracks’: John Meguerian, President of CARP Niagara Region Chapter, keeps seniors’ medical needs a priority in light of community funding changes in the community.
- City of Greater Sudbury, council performed poorly in 2019, critic says: John Lindsay of CARP Sudbury Chapter criticizes the city for spending in the wrong places, ignoring critical supports for seniors in the community.
- White Rock-South Surrey CARP chapter slams McCallum on police, ride-hailing: Ramona Kaptyn, CARP Board Member and President of CARP White Rock-Surrey Chapter, takes Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum to task for removing RCMP from the city in favour of a new police force, saying it will increase taxes owed by seniors, and for banning ride-hailing services.