Toronto Star: MPs back Bloc motion to boost seniors benefits in upcoming budget

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Laura Tamblyn Watts, president and CEO of seniors’ advocacy organization CanAge, explains financial help for seniors is much needed since the pandemic has caused the oldest Canadians to pay premiums for grocery and medication deliveries. “This government has been promising to support older adults with financial relief. What we have seen is a one-time payment that took months to come and promises after promises to really address the issue of seniors’ poverty,” Tamblyn Watts said.


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