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Application opens for Federal COVID-19 benefits

April 6, 2020

Starting today, Canadians who have lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic can apply for the Canadian Emergency ...

Ontario emergency order could put seniors in long-term care at risk

March 30, 2020

CARP is deeply concerned that a recent emergency order by the Government of Ontario in response to COVID-19 could place ...

Federal government pledges $9 million to support seniors during pandemic

March 30, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: March 30, 2020 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said more help is on the way for Canadian ...

Money in a wallet

COVID-19: Financial help for seniors

March 26, 2020

Many of our Members have expressed concern over the financial hardships they are experiencing, or are worried they will ...

Federal government streamlines COVID-19 benefits program

March 26, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: March 26, 2020 The federal government has streamlined the COVID-19 emergency benefits ...

Ontario doubles Guaranteed Annual Income System for low income seniors

March 26, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: March 26, 2020 Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips tabled an economic update at ...

Strict new mandatory quarantine rules come into effect for returning Canadians

March 26, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: March 26, 2020 Critical Update for Snowbirds The federal government is imposing strict, ...

Parliament passes Ottawa’s $107 billion COVID-19 aid package

March 26, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: March 26, 2020 The government and opposition parties in Parliament have passed an aid ...

Parties near tentative deal on Ottawa’s $82 billion COVID-19 aid package

March 25, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: March 25, 2020 After hours of tense negotiations, the government and opposition parties ...

All provinces/territories have declared emergency + Trudeau says most premiers don’t think Emergencies Act needed yet

March 25, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: March 25, 2020 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that provinces could be called upon ...