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Ontario Budget: Long-Term Care Beds and Dental Care for Low-Income Seniors Good First Steps, But Ontario Budget Misses Mark on Preventive Health

April 11, 2019

April 11, 2019 - Toronto - The Ontario government’s budget commitment to fund dental care for low-income seniors, ...

On International Women’s Day, CARP calls for actions to improve conditions for older retired women

March 8, 2019

Despite improvements that have been made to the welfare of older Canadians over the past decades, older women in Canada ...

Celebrate Seniors Day with CARP at Toronto City Hall

September 22, 2017

National Seniors Day, Flag Raising, Friday, September, 29th at Noon Toronto City Hall, Podium ...

Grey Matters: Mistreatment and abuse of patients in long-term care homes is anything but rare

May 16, 2017

Wanda Morris, Postmedia News | May 16, 2017 12:41 PM ET It was over 3 decades ago, but I still remember the elegant ...

James Acker

Family reaches out to CARP after father assaulted in long-term care

February 1, 2017

Mr. Richard Carbino sent a desperate note to CARP President, Moses Znaimer, on the evening of January 30th, wondering ...

CARP Call on Government to Act for Caregivers

January 9, 2017

CARP Director of Policy, Wade Poziomka, discusses CARP's priorities for government who are being called to address the ...

Morneau Philpott

CARP Calls on Feds and Provinces to Return to the Table, Find Solution for Healthcare Transfers

December 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2016  Vancouver, BC  CARP members were disappointed to learn that no deal ...

Caregiver Campaign kicks off with event in Charlottetown

August 26, 2016

CARP's new Vice President, Advocacy, Wanda Morris, is embarking on a cross-Canada tour visiting the volunteer-led CARP ...

Engage the public and to use data and information to guide decision making in health-care policy

May 8, 2016

Kathleen MacMillan, PhD, RN, is the director of the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University. CARP NS supports her ...

IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority Should Have OPEN Board Meetings

May 5, 2016

Kevin McNamara, former Deputy Minister of Health and CARP NS advisor, makes the wise suggestion that the IWK and the ...