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CANADA | Apr 16, 2024

[Article] The New Ideal Workplace: How Flexibility Benefits Caregivers - and Everyone Else

Click HERE to read the full articleOne in four Canadians, excluding parents, identifies as a caregiver – a figure that is projected to rise to 50% of Canadians in the future. Additionally, 58% of Canadian families include children (2021 Census). With an aging population, employees with unpaid

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CanAge & InterGen Studio Survey - 2021

Feeling connected and having strong relationships with others are important to a person’s health and well-being. Unfortunately, many Canadians lack strong social connections or interactions with fam

Civil Society Mapping and Engagement Initiative

Civil society organizations within and beyond the sector of ageing (such as built environments, media and communication, legal entities, research, civic participation or community services) represent

Connecting Families: Affordable high-speed Internet for low-income seniors and families

On August 11th, 2021, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and the Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors announced the second phase of the C

Date announced for $500 one-time payment, and Old Age Security to be automatically increased by almost $100 over the coming year

The Old Age Security (OAS) pension provides retirement income security for seniors because it maintains its value over time, even as prices increase. Today, Canada’s Minister of Seniors, Deb Schult

December 3rd - International Day of Persons With Disabilities

An estimated 46% of people aged 60 years and older live with a disability. Persons with disabilities are less likely to access health care, education, and employment and to participate in the communi

Forgotten lives: The experiences of trans older adults with dementia

This project, entitled Forgotten lives: The experiences of trans older adults with dementia, is led by two professors in the School of Social Work at the University of Ottawa, Marjorie Silverman (cisg

Government of Canada launches call for proposals for national funders to support charities and not-for-profits

Charities and not-for-profits are at the forefront of addressing communities’ needs, especially during the COVID‑19 pandemic. However, many of them are struggling to recover and adapt their servic

How to Repair Long-Term Care in Canada

In the early months of the pandemic, Canadians were shocked by a cascade of deaths in long-term care homes. By mid-2020, 80% of COVID-19 deaths in Canada were in these facilities. That our vulnerabl

How to verify the CRA has contacted you

With the holidays just around the corner, scammers could contact you pretending to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Scammers are trying to trick individuals into making payments, and we’re d

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