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C.A.R.P. works with Elections Canada to protect older voters

October 22, 2020

Over the past few months, C.A.R.P has been consulting with Elections Canada on a set of proposed changes that would ...

Low income seniors who haven’t filed taxes could lose benefits

October 14, 2020

The federal government is warning that seniors who haven't filed their income taxes are at risk of losing their GIS ...

Update for Ontario Senior Drivers from Minister Mulroney

October 2, 2020

CARP recently wrote to the ON Minister of Transportation for an update on policy changes affecting the province's older ...

New automated tax returns to put money in low-income seniors’ pockets

September 28, 2020

A mostly overlooked line in last week's Throne Speech announced a new free system that will automatically file simple ...

Watch National Seniors Day event

Watch CARP’s National Seniors Day event

September 23, 2020

Scroll down to view video October 1st, 2020 marked the 10th annual observation of Seniors Day in Canada. CARP ...

Older woman wearing mask and using smartphone

Why Grandparents Need their own ‘Back to School Plan’

August 31, 2020

The following opinion piece was written by Dr. Iris Gorfinkel—MD, frequent guest of both theZoomer and Fight Back ...

Caring for a senior with COVID-19

August 28, 2020

Even if we do everything right, there’s always a chance we or someone we know will contract COVID-19. If your loved ...

CARP helps seniors vote safely in next elections

August 28, 2020

CARP is consulting with Elections Canada to ensure seniors, Canada’s most influential voters, can make it out to the ...

What ‘Back to School’ means for grandparents

August 28, 2020

As school boards and parents scramble to plan for children to return to class next month, anxiety is running high for ...

CARP’s new head of policy combines years of experience with a fresh perspective for unique recipe of success

August 28, 2020

Being both a “new kid on the block” and a self-professed “old dog” at the same time seems like a paradox. For ...