CanAge urges federal leaders to protect pensioners

On May 11, we sent letters to key federal government officials urging them to vote in support of Bill C-253, which safeguards defined benefit pensions by addressing the unfairness of current bankruptcy laws. Protecting pensioners from corporate default is a core part of our advocacy, found in our policy platform VOICES: A Roadmap to an […]

Ontario Long-term Care Commission’s report “both a call to action and a horror”

What follows is our official statement on the release of the final report by Ontario’s Long-term Care Commission. Toronto ON, April 30—CanAge, Canada’s National Seniors’ Advocacy Organization, says the final report by Ontario’s Long-term Care Commission adds further fuel to the fire in calling for an overhaul of a seniors’ care system that has utterly […]

Final Report by Ontario’s Long-term Care Commission

Ontario’s Long-term Care Commission has released its final report. We will be issuing a statement in response to the findings shortly.

CanAge scoring upcoming federal budget on announcements for seniors

In preparation for the reveal of Canada’s new federal budget on Monday, April 19th, we’ve created a “digital scoreboard” to collect and track investments in support of our members and all older Canadians. You’ll be able to easily see what we recommended in our pre-budget submission, whether or not each item was included in the […]

New study explores experiences of older workers with early onset dementia

Cog@Work

A groundbreaking new study by research group [email protected] (affiliated with Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON)  is exploring how employers are affected by workers who are diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment and early onset dementia while they are still working.  As more people continue working past retirement, and with the serious stigma facing people experiencing cognitive decline (in addition […]

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