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CARP’s 2021 Federal Budget Submission

CARP has made our submission for the 2021 federal pre-budget consultations, ensuring older adults are well represented in Canada’s financial plan for the coming year.   COVID-19 has undermined the fundamental principles of aging well, including the financial security, health and well-being of seniors during a pandemic. It’s imperative that our Members’ needs are reflected …

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Second Wave of Covid

Second wave of COVID-19 certain

Experts say Atlantic Canada can pull through with right moves The Chronicle Herald (Metro), 2 Jul 2020, ANDREA GUNN agunn@herald.ca @notandrea With case numbers low or non-existent, the economy slowly reopening across the region, social distancing restrictions being relaxed and plans to allow travel within and to the Atlantic provinces, life is starting to feel …

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How Long Coronavirus Stays Infectious

Study Shows How Long Coronavirus Stays Infectious On Metal, Plastic, Cardboard LOS ANGELES — The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can contaminate surfaces for several hours or several days depending on the material. But for how long? In addition to testing how the virus can also infect people via aerosols, researchers at UCLA discovered the …

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COVID-19 Primer: What We Know
and What We Don’t Know

For the entire article click this link March 21 update As novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to spread, what we know and don’t know about the epidemic changes almost daily. The number of confirmed cases is now more than 258,000 with 10,544 deaths and 89,922 recoveries. As of Saturday morning, Canada had 1,087confirmed and presumptive cases …

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Be Aware of Scams and Frauds
related to COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, watch out for associated scams. Fraudsters want to profit from consumers’ fears, uncertainties and misinformation. Fraudsters are exploiting the crisis to facilitate fraud and cybercrime. Protect yourself, beware of: Spoofed government, healthcare or research information Unsolicited calls, emails and texts giving medical advice or requesting urgent action or payment …

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