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New Halifax Transit fare structure – unfair to seniors?

New Halifax Transit fare structure would be unfair to seniors In its proposal to change fare structures, Halifax Transit wanted to eliminate the senior category altogether, in favour of one adult category for everyone age 18 and over. Eric Wynne – Chronicle Herald Seniors can be forgiven if they feel like Halifax Transit is suddenly …

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Federal Budget a Win for Canada’s Seniors

March 19, 2019 – Ottawa — CARP, Canada’s largest advocacy organization for older adults, is applauding the federal government for investing in the financial security of our seniors in today’s budget. “CARP has been calling for significant changes to safeguard Canadians as we age. The government has listened,” said Laura Tamblyn Watts, CARP’s Chief Public …

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CARP Asks Feds to Protect Defined Benefit Pensions

April 2019: New mini tool-kit available for consumers to use when advocating for pension protection and improved financial measures for older Canadians. While CARP was supportive of the inclusions of many of its recommendations that were reflected in the 2019 Federal Budget, many advocacy efforts were unaddressed. The government’s failure to protect defined benefit pensioners …

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