CARP New Brunswick Meets with Minister of Social Development

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 […]

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New Brunswick’s Social Development Minister Cathy Rogers Drafts Clarification Letter to CARP Members about New Nursing Home Policies

Editor’s Note: In April word of changes to the New Brunswick nursing home policy made the rounds and seniors were anxious.  In early May 2015 CARP participated in a Q&A session and presentation that was meant to give seniors/voters the opportunity to ask the Ministers responsible for the changes for clarification on the murkier points […]

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New Brunswick’s Social Development Minister Cathy Rogers Drafts Clarification Letter to CARP Members about New Nursing Home Policies

Editor’s Note: In April word of changes to the New Brunswick nursing home policy made the rounds and seniors were anxious.  In early May 2015 CARP participated in Q&A sessions and presentations meant to give seniors the opportunity to ask the Ministers responsible about the changes but those who attended the meetings wanted further clarifications […]

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CARP members reject mortgaging home or depleting savings to pay nursing home fees as proposed in New Brunswick: Poll

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2015 CARP members reject mortgaging home or depleting savings to pay nursing home fees as proposed in New Brunswick: Poll Toronto, ON: CARP members, especially those in New Brunswick, are outraged at the proposal to use means-testing to calculate provincial support for nursing home fees, a change from income testing […]

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New Brunswick’s Response to CARP CPP and PRPP Open Letter

Editor’s Note: On December 5th, 2012, CARP issued an open letter to Canada’s Finance Ministers calling on them to fulfill their 2010 promise to enhance the CPP and to facilitate PRPPs and implement better safeguards.  Click here to get more background via CARP’s news release. Responses  are still arriving and we will continue to post […]

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New Brunswick Minister of Finance’s Response to CARP CPP and PRPP Open Letter

Editor’s Note: On December 5th, 2012, CARP issued an open letter to Canada’s Finance Ministers calling on them to fulfill their 2010 promise to enhance the CPP and to facilitate PRPPs and implement better safeguards.  Click here to get more background via CARP’s news release. Responses from the Provincial Finance Ministers are now starting to […]

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CARP talks about CPP & PRPPs on New Brunswick’s Todd Veinotte Show

December 20, 2012 – Yesterday, Ms. Susan Eng spoke on the Todd Veinotte Show, based in New Brunswick, about CARP’s response to and position on this week’s Finance Ministers’ meeting on pension reform.. Despite the silver lining that CPP enhancements are still on the table and PRPP shortcomings are still under discussion, CARP was disappointed […]

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New CARP Rep for New Brunswick

For the past five years, Wayne and Barb Harrigan of Riverview, New Brunswick have been the volunteer reps in the province for CARP, Canada’s Association for the Fifty-Plus. Over those five years, they have had many opportunities to meet with and speak to seniors. They have kept in touch with the ten thousand CARP members […]

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FAIR Canada and CARP Call for Major Changes to Proposed New Regulator

FAIR Canada Issues White Paper Entitled “What About the Investors?” Toronto (May 18, 2017) – FAIR Canada and CARP today announced that they believe the proposed cooperative capital markets regulator (CCMR) is not in the interests of ordinary Canadians. FAIR Canada and CARP are of the view that such a major change to the current […]

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CARP Poll Key Findings on Long-Term Care Facilities

March 10, 2017 – CARP’s long-term care facility survey was completed by over 3800 of its members from every province and territory, except for Nunavut. It was conducted by e-mail from February 4th, 2017 to March 5th, 2017. The majority of CARP members who responded have had direct experience with long-term care facilities. Almost 70% have […]

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