Seniors and Elders

March 10, 2005
In 1999, Senior Summit, a British Columbia wide gathering of seniors in Vancouver lead to a group of women to form a working group to learn about inequalities in pension for women. From that working...
Keywords: Article , News, Seniors and Elders, Women, All of Canada
January 11, 2004
In December 2000, the Seniors Housing Information Program (SHIP) received funding to research the emergency shelter and services needs of seniors and older adults living outside of the Downtown...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
August 15, 2002
Elders in Inuvik have organized and are demanding town council to move ahead with plans to develop a popular tourist campground into a multi-unit housing complex. Read a CBC story about the elder's...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Indigenous, News, Seniors and Elders, Northwest Territories
May 18, 2002
Seniors' Network of BC says "just say no" to government plans to move long-term care residents. The website also has information about the impact of government cuts to seniors, links to other...
Keywords: Article , News, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
January 18, 2002
A group of seniors in Quebec are a big part of Project Genesis’s Social Action Group, and have spent much of the past few years fighting federal and provincial cutbacks to Medicare funding, medical...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Seniors and Elders, Québec
August 1, 1999
"A description and critique of Canada's complex retirement income system. The report covers federal and provincial income security programs for seniors, the Canada and Quebec Pension Plans,...
Keywords: Article , Seniors and Elders, All of Canada
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