Ontario emergency order puts seniors in long-term care at risk
CARP is deeply concerned that recent measures meant to help seniors in long-term care could do more harm than good
Federal government pledges $9 million to support seniors during pandemic
The government will boost aid for Canadian seniors, contributing $9 million through United Way Canada for community and individual supports
COVID-19 financial supports that have been announced so far
A list of all currently announced financial supports available to older individuals
Parliament passes Ottawa’s $107 billion COVID-19 aid package
The government and opposition parties have passed an aid package bill worth $107 billion to help Canadians deal with COVID-19
Strict new mandatory quarantine rules come into effect for returning Canadians
The federal government is imposing strict, mandatory quarantine rules on travellers returning to Canada
90% of new COVID-19 infections not related to travel
Community spread is now the leading cause of coronavirus infection.
Parties near tentative deal on Ottawa’s $82 billion COVID-19 aid package
The government and opposition parties in the House of Commons are nearing a deal on an $82-billion aid package to help Canadians struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic
All provinces/territories have declared emergency + Trudeau says most premiers don’t think Emergencies Act needed yet
Justin Trudeau has said that provinces could be called upon to share critical pandemic supplies with other provinces
Ontario and Quebec release lists of essential businesses to stay open
Ontario and Quebec have released their respective lists of essential businesses to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic
CARP hosts second COVID-19 town hall
CARP hosted another COVID-19 town hall, inviting +10,000 Members to join the conversation with medical experts via phone
Quebec and Ontario order closure of all non-essential businesses
New measures take effect Tuesday, as the number of COVID-19 cases in Canada surpasses 2,000
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