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Nov 23, 2018, 09:30 ET Consumer advocates welcome Minister Morneau's first step to fix external banking complaints system

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - CARP, the Consumers Council of Canada and FAIR Canada welcome a measure in the Fall Economic Statement signalling the government heard consumer opposition to unfair...


Nov 01, 2018, 10:00 ET You Are Poorer Than You Think

Effective today 70% of Canadian consumers will no longer be able to resolve their bank complaints by going to a non-profit, independent ombudsman TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Scotiabank is...


Oct 11, 2018, 12:17 ET Consumer Advocates Launch Campaign Calling for One Banking Ombudsman

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - CARP, the Consumers Council of Canada and FAIR Canada are calling on the Government of Canada to protect banking consumers by appointing a single, not-for-profit...


Oct 09, 2018, 11:00 ET CARP Launches National Policy Platform in Lead Up to Federal Election

Calls on All Parties to Support a National Seniors Strategy TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - CARP today launched its national policy platform: The FACES of Canada's Seniors. This policy platform will...


Oct 09, 2018, 05:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - CARP to Launch National Policy Platform - Calls on Government to Support a National Seniors Strategy

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - In anticipation of the next federal election, CARP will be unveiling its national policy platform: The FACES of Canada's Seniors: Making Canada the Best Place to Age....


Apr 27, 2018, 15:22 ET Investment industry regulator, consumer and seniors' advocates applaud provincial government for swift passage of legislation to protect British

Changes to Securities Act will strengthen regulation and better protect investors VICTORIA, April 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), Prosper Canada...


Sep 10, 2015, 09:00 ET CARP and CanniMed announce partnership to educate Canadians about medical cannabis

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - CARP, Canada's largest non-profit, non-partisan advocacy association for Canadians As We Age, has announced a new "CARP Recommended" partnership with CanniMed Ltd., an ...


Oct 22, 2014, 06:00 ET Navigating caregiving, chronic conditions a strain on Canadians, according to new survey

81 per cent of Canadians find the health care system too complicated, and 78 per cent agree that navigating the system is a challenge Canadians find caregiving and managing their chronic conditions...


Aug 26, 2014, 08:08 ET Improving Patient Safety and Saving Health Care Dollars: Pharmacists Can Play Key Role in Reducing Drug Therapy Problems

New research report shows pharmacist medications reviews can help older Canadians manage multiple medications and avoid turning their treatments into a health risk TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - (TSX ...