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CANADA | Nov 23, 2023

[Article] Billions to be announced for housing construction in federal fiscal update, says source

The fall fiscal update, to be presented Tuesday by the federal finance minister, will include billions of dollars in loans and direct funding for the construction of affordable housing, a senior government source has told CBC News.New measures will include $15 billion for 10-year loans for new renta

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[Impact Story] Leveraging the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging research platform to mobilize COVID-19 research

Leveraging the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging research platform to mobilize COVID-19 researchImpact Story of the YearThe COVID-19 pandemic disproportionally affected older people. Hospitalizatio

[News] Could this be sepsis? Sepsis Canada hopes to empower Canadians to recognize the signs and symptoms of the world's deadliest health condition

Could this be sepsis? Sepsis Canada hopes to empower Canadians to recognize the signs and symptoms of the world's deadliest health conditionAt a glanceIssueSepsis is the deadliest health condition in

[Impact Story] Sonya Fiorini’s SuperWalk: Rallying for Egg-ceptional Parkinson’s Awareness

Sonya Fiorini, Director of Sustainability and Community Investment at Burnbrae Farms and Executive Director of The Burnbrae Farms Foundation, carries a story that speaks volumes. Her connection to Pa

[Impact Story] 'Mission accomplished': Cape Breton seniors win battle for safer road

'Mission accomplished': Cape Breton seniors win battle for safer roadFLORENCE, N.S. — Two retired coal miners fighting for a safer community roadway have scored a victory.A new sign along Park Road

[News] Canada and Ontario Support Seniors Housing in Kitchener

Kitchener, ON – The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario are providing over $1.4 million to support the construction of 21 affordable housing units in Kitchener.The Historic Saint Pau

[Impact Story] Hampton honoured for helping seniors get the most out of town life

Hampton Mayor Robert Doucet says being connected to events and services keeps seniors from feeling isolatedFrom beautifully maintained parks to resource centres that connect people to needed services,

[Canada-Wide] National Seniors Council

Click HERE to apply to be a Chairperson, National Seniors CouncilThe Government of Canada is looking to recruit candidates with expertise and experience working with older adults or on population agin

[News] Sisters plan grandparents ball using new DiverseAbility Microgrant funding

Click HERE to read the full articleRed carpet, professional photosThis fall, Rylee Lynch, 22, will break out her old prom dress and give it a second spin on the dance floor. That's because she and h

[News] Extreme heat is particularly hard on older adults – an aging population and climate change put ever more people at risk

Click HERE to read the full articleScorching temperatures have put millions of Americans in danger this summer, with heat extremes stretching from coast to coast in the Southern U.S.Phoenix hit 110 de

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