October 2009 Archive Archives - CARP

October 2009 Archive Posts

On International Older Persons Day, CARP urges Canadians to take stock of the opportunities and challenges of an aging population

October 28, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ON: CARP has released a statement urging policymakers to observe older persons day by ...

CARP Welcomes changes to better protect pensions – it is only a First Step in the Right Direction

October 28, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2009 CARP Welcomes changes to better protect pensions - it is only a First Step in ...

Normal Cold versus H1N1 Symptoms

October 28, 2009

H1N1 flu is upon us and we need to be on top of information regarding it. Here is a comparison to the normal cold ...

Seniors fret over drug cuts

October 26, 2009

October 26th 2009 Seniors are worried they might have to choose between paying the rent or buying generic drugs in ...

Province mulling drug plan changes

October 26, 2009

October 24th 2009 Major changes to the Ontario drug benefit system -- based in part on a secret, $750,000 sole-sourced ...

CARP wants Dhalla to reel in pension bill

October 26, 2009

October 9th 2009 A national seniors organization issued an open letter to Brampton MP Ruby Dhalla asking her to drop ...

Two-tier Canada Pension?

October 26, 2009

October 25th 2009 FEW THINGS in life are harder to change than the Canadian Constitution. One of them, unfortunately, ...

Invasive treatments for neuropathic pain

October 23, 2009

Editor's Note: Dr Mailis-Gagnon will be writing for CARP Action Online on a semi-regular basis. Should you have any ...

Canada needs an affordable, accessible Universal Pension Plan

October 23, 2009

There’s nothing like a recession to sharpen the focus on our finances. Canadians watched their savings evaporate ...

Seniors to walk hassle-free from now on

October 23, 2009

October 22nd 2009 Margaret Guthrie gave "top marks" to Mark Grimes this week after the Etobicoke-Lakeshore councillor ...