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Mar

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Senate Chamber launches video broadcasting

Video broadcasting of Senate Chamber proceedings will begin Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6 p.m. ET. It is the first time in the Senate’s history that Canadians will be able to regularly watch senators at work in the Chamber. The decision to allow for video broadcasting is part of the Senate’s continuing commitment to transparency […]

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Mar

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New Hotel Scam

This is one of the smartest scams I have heard about. You arrive at your hotel and check in at the front desk. Typically when checking in, you give the front desk your credit card (for any charges to your room) and they don’t retain the card. You go to your room and settle in. […]

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Mar

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Canada’s first poverty reduction target met three years ahead of schedule

February 26, 2019 Gatineau, Quebec – Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development issued a statement on the Statistics Canada release of the 2017 Canadian Income Survey, revealing a significant reduction in overall poverty rate. “Today, Statistics Canada released results from the 2017 Canadian Income […]

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Mar

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Who will care for Canada’s caregivers?

BENJAMIN TAL Managing director and deputy chief economist at CIBC As an aging population puts a greater burden on families, it’s clear more needs to be done to bolster senior care You see it on city streets, in restaurants of quiet towns, and in rural enclaves: Canadians are getting older. Medical advances have resulted in […]

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Mar

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Quiz: Test your knowledge of the new Senate of Canada Building

The doors have opened on the Senate of Canada Building. Canada’s Upper Chamber of Parliament began sitting in February 2019 in the historic complex that served as Ottawa’s central train station before hosting First Ministers’ conferences and international summits for 45 years as the Government Conference Centre. This building has a fascinating history of hosting […]

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Mar

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Fixing Ontario’s Home Care System

Patient Canada’s Vice Chair, Francesca Grosso recently wrote an op-ed piece in the Toronto Star on fixing Ontario’s home care system.  Over the Christmas holidays, Francesca’s mom was almost killed by a simple bladder infection that everyone knew was festering. In this op-ed piece, Francesca’s experience with her mom confirms her belief that home care […]

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