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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 ...

New online portal helps ON seniors get help during COVID-19

April 28, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: April 28, 2020 The Ontario Caregiver Organization has created CaregivingCommunities; a ...

BC announces additional support for family caregivers

April 28, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: April 28, 2020 As part of British Columbia’s emergency COVID-19 response plan, the ...

Ontario increases wages for long-term care workers

April 27, 2020

COVID-19/coronavirus update: April 27, 2020 The Ontario government recently announced a $4/hr wage increase for ...

Survey results: CARP members speak out on government inaction in long-term care

April 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a light on serious inadequacies in the long-term care system—a critical issue that ...