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Seniors Issues and Concerns

OSSCO provides the following information and links on issues interest to seniors and OSSCO members. This includes information from third parties. The content of this information is provided solely as a convenience and not as an endorsement. OSSCO is not responsible for the content of linked third party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Web sites. Further information regarding any of these issues may be obtained by following the supplied links.

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Open Letter to Health Ministers Across Canada to Take Action to Protect Public Health Care

Protect Public Health Care for all Canadians: Stop Private Clinics and Unlawful User-fees and Extra-billing of Patients The Ontario Health Coalition, in partnership with the provincial and territorial health coalitions and the Canadian Health Coalition, has been working tirelessly to bring an end to the unlawful extra-billing of patients by private health clinics and stop the privatization of health care services. Private clinics undermine public health care and

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Mar 2019

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Polygamy within Canada must be Addressed

Sabha Hazai, a lawyer practicing in Ontario and a member of the national board of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women has written a position paper on Polygamy and Family Law. The position paper explains at great length the harm this practice causes for women and children in families and the illegitimacy of the practice within our

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Mar 2019

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Law Commission of Ontario: Past and Future 

Law Commission of Ontario: Past and Future  2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of the LCO’s first ever law reform report. Of the many milestones celebrated in the decade since LCO published its first law reform report in 2008, Executive Director Nye Thomas says he’s most proud of the way law reform agency has evolved while

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Mar 2019

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New Initiatives from Ontario Securities Commission

New Initiatives from Ontario Securities Commission – Monday December 2, 2018  National Investor Research Study – This national investor research study was conducted in October. The study updates some of the findings from previous national surveys in 2015 and 2016. Also, new questions around new or emerging areas were asked and subject areas included retirement

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Mar 2019

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Ontario Retirement Communities Association Media Release

ONTARIO RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATION WANTS COMMITMENT FOR SENIORS Senior Services Benefit would support seniors to stay in the community longer May 2, 2018 (Oakville) The Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) wants a commitment from all parties this election to help seniors with a Senior Services Benefit. “By 2036 there will be over 5 million seniors in

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Mar 2019

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Ontario Health Coalition Media Release

“A public dental plan, like public health care, is fundamentally about equity.  It’s about providing all people with the opportunity to live healthy, dignified lives, and fulfil their human potential.”   Natalie Mehra, Executive Director OHC Ontario Health Coalition Media Release Ford’s Figures “Way Off”: OHC Concerned About Statements on Hospitals in Northern Ontario April 13, 2018

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Ontario Health Coalition Media Release

“A public dental plan, like public health care, is fundamentally about equity.  It’s about providing all people with the opportunity to live healthy, dignified lives, and fulfil their human potential.”  — Natalie Mehra, Executive Director OHC March 20, 2018 (Toronto) – “Public dental care to cover everyone is welcome news from NDP Leader Andrea Horwath,” says Natalie Mehra,