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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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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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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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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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Geriatric Health Systems Research Group – GHS Bulletin

In the Winter 2019 edition of the Geriatric Health Systems Research Group (GHS) Bulletin, GHS shares information on recent events and accomplishments of the GHS group, as well as updates on projects. Some updates include: Caredove – Finding and referring to supports in the community with an online platform, called Caredove to make it easier […]

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Dementia Talk App – Launches January 25!

Are you a family caregiver or professional caring for someone with dementia?  The Dementia Talk App created by the Reitman Centre at Sinai Health System will officially launch on Friday January 25, 2019. Dementia Talk is an award winning app that is designed to empower caregivers in managing dementia care, tracking and understanding behavioural changes […]

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Association of Jewish Seniors – Monthly Blog (January 2019)

The Association of Jewish Seniors has released a monthly blog to highlight their activities and events. In the January 2019 blog, you can read about the following: February Foot Health Meeting March General Meeting Recap of the December General Meeting Lecture Notes on “Israel Advocacy” presentation by Paul Michaels, CIJA Representative Information about the Jewish […]

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