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The High Cost of Cheap

June 25, 2021

Commentary by David J. Stewart, MD, FRCP and John-Peter Bradford, Ph.D., FCMC   Like father, like son. ...

Cancer treatment with Immunotherapies: video

June 22, 2021

Over the past decade, immunotherapies have revolutionized the way we treat cancer. This next generation of new cancer ...

Optometrists Sept 1. deadline for new deal with Ontario government

May 20, 2021

Eye Care in Ontario has reached a breaking point. The underfunding of eye care has been going on for ...

C.A.R.P. encourages more use of communications technology to help seniors cope with COVID isolation

February 2, 2021

Although all ages have suffered during the pandemic, older adults have experienced disproportionately greater adverse ...

CARP presents to federal standing committees on government’s response to COVID-19

May 22, 2020

This month, CARP participated, via webconference, in 2 pivotal meetings addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and ...

Ontario seniors receive relief from increased prescription dispensing fees

May 15, 2020

Seniors using the Ontario Drug Benefit Program will not be required to pay any co-payment until July 1, 2020 for any ...

CARP weighs in on COVID-19 triage protocols with Ontario Human Rights Commission

May 11, 2020

On May 7, 2020 CARP sat on a panel of experts in the fields of law, human rights, and aging to highlight points of ...

CARP writes to Saskatchewan Government demanding prescription relief for seniors

May 7, 2020

In coordination with CARP Chapters across the country, our Members in Saskatchewan (Regina) recently wrote to their ...

CARP wants provinces to look at what lies beyond COVID-19

April 28, 2020

The Canadian Association for Retired Persons (CARP) implores all provincial governments to ensure that the high-dose ...

CARP Member shares advice on coping during pandemic

April 28, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: April 28, 2020 Maria Mikelenas-Mcloughlin, former President of the CARP Etobicoke ...