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Mar 11, 2016, 17:50 ET Ontario Government Recognizes the Vital Role of Family Caregivers at End-of-Life Care

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Carers Canada applauds the Ontario Government's announcement of a $75 million investment to strengthen palliative and end-of-life care, and recognition of the...


May 12, 2015, 08:00 ET Bringing the faces and voices of family caregivers to Parliament Hill

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 12, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Caregiver Coalition (CCC) and the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) are illuminating the challenges faced by millions of family caregivers to...


May 07, 2015, 12:03 ET Media Advisory - Bringing the Faces and Voices of Family Caregivers to Parliament Hill

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to the launch of a photographic census of family caregivers - parents, colleagues, friends, neighbours ─ who have to balance...


Apr 07, 2015, 09:00 ET Recognizing the 6.1 Million Canadians Who Balance Care and Work on National Family Caregiver Day

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Across the country, millions of Canadians - parents, children, friends, and neighbours- unselfishly commit themselves to care for those in their lives affected...


Jan 22, 2015, 13:49 ET Recognizing and Valuing the Caring Experience as an Employment Asset

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Caregiver Coalition (CCC) congratulates the Employer Panel for Caregivers for their insightful and beneficial report, "When WORK and CAREGIVING...


Dec 19, 2014, 22:54 ET Federal Government Recognizes Valuable Role of Women Caregiving

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Caregiver Coalition (CCC) applauds the Harper Government for their commitment to improve the economic security of women caregivers. The funding...


Apr 03, 2014, 14:10 ET April 5 is National Caregiver Day - The CCC sends a special thank-you to the 8 million caregivers across Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - At some point in their lives, nearly half (46%) of Canadians aged 15 and older have provided care to a family member or friend with aging needs, a disability,...


Oct 21, 2013, 08:00 ET In Support of Canada's Family Caregivers: National Groups Gather to Share Research, Reduce Duplication & Bring Recommendations to Reality

OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's family caregivers contribute more than $5 billion annually through their unpaid labour. In fact, half of this country's homecare costs are borne by these...


Sep 19, 2013, 14:11 ET Statistics Canada Reports Identify Eight Million Family Caregivers in Canada

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Caregiver Coalition (CCC) recognizes the valuable contribution made by the Statistics Canada release of two key family caregiver studies. Using the data...


Jun 27, 2013, 12:00 ET National Guidelines for Family Caregivers of Adults Living with Mental Illness

MISSISSSAUGA, ON, June 27, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Caregiver Coalition (CCC) applauds the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) of the release of the National Guidelines for a Comprehensive...


Sep 29, 2010, 15:44 ET Caregiver Coalition applauds Federal support of caregivers

OTTAWA, Sept. 29 /CNW/ - The Canadian Caregiver Coalition (CCC) applauds the announcement yesterday by Defence Minister Peter MacKay of the 'Legacy of Care' program. The promise to support families...


May 20, 2010, 10:36 ET Family Caregivers are vital to good palliative support

OTTAWA, May 20 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Caregiver Coalition (CCC) welcomes the call for support for family caregivers made by the Canadian Cancer Society in its report - Canadian Cancer Statistics ...