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Lethbridge hosts 2017 mixed doubles and <b>seniors</b> world curling championships

Fri, 2017-04-21 20:11
Team Canada's Joanne Courtney will be competing with partner Reid Carruthers for the chance to clinch a spot in the inaugural Olympic mixed ...
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<b>Seniors</b> turning to cannabis for relief – and businesses are all in

Thu, 2017-04-20 16:05
In the United States, seniors have become the fastest-growing demographic of cannabis users, CBS News reported last year. Canada, with new ...
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Well-appointed and more energy-efficient community centres and a new play structure in Outaouais

Wed, 2017-04-19 17:45
Since 2004, the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) has funded close to 19,700 projects in hundreds of communities across Canada, with a ...
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New sewing equipment, new play structures, refurbishment of sport fields and improvement of a ...

Tue, 2017-04-18 17:33
The funding awarded through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure ... and related equipment to provide new training to seniors in the area.
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1 dead, dozens forced out after fire at Langley <b>seniors</b> home

Wed, 2017-04-12 08:00
A three-alarm fire at a seniors housing complex in Langley has killed one ... The fire broke out in a third floor suite of the Langley Lions senior living ...
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PENINSULA ZOOMERS: Age-old problem continues

Tue, 2017-04-11 16:48
by April Lewis - Peace Arch News ... As of 2015, there were 5,780,900 Canadians over the age of 65, or 16.1 per cent of Canada's population. Yes, we ...
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Discounts, subsidies for <b>Canadian seniors</b> getting more scrutiny

Sun, 2017-04-09 11:04
There is evidence suggesting that seniors across Canada face a quiet rollback of long-held entitlements and discounts once considered sacrosanct.
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Discounts and subsidies for <b>seniors</b> under more scrutiny than ever

Sun, 2017-04-09 11:00
But there is evidence to suggest seniors across Canada are facing a quiet backlash against the expansion or retention of long-held entitlements once ...
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Low-income <b>seniors</b> feeling effects of gender pay gap, report finds

Fri, 2017-04-07 20:22
The percentage of B.C. seniors living in poverty has grown significantly over the ... to 12.7 per cent in 2014, based on the most recent data from Statistics Canada. ... because they earned less when they worked," she told CBC News.
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Ex-nurse charged with killing eight <b>seniors</b> waives right to prelim

Fri, 2017-04-07 10:37
Russian news agencies report senior Russian officials who attended a ... The statement added that Canada supports efforts “to stop these atrocities.” ...
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Half of BC&#39;s <b>seniors</b> living on $25000 or less per year: Report

Thu, 2017-04-06 21:25
The report, which uses Statistics Canada data, said that the typical senior woman receives 21-per-cent less income from the Canada Pension Plan ...
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ZYTARUK: Surrey <b>senior&#39;s</b> pension fight, Round 2. Ding.

Thu, 2017-04-06 13:48
Canada Drouin is a senior citizen who lives in a Whalley apartment and narrowly escaped eviction on April 1st. Before I tell you her story, full ...
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Half of single <b>seniors</b> in BC are living at or below the poverty line

Thu, 2017-04-06 12:52
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Half of all seniors living alone in BC are ... The poorest 20 per cent of senior households in Canada had a median ...
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Many BC <b>seniors</b> are living in poverty

Thu, 2017-04-06 11:22
Half of single B.C. seniors are living on $25,000 or less per year, according to a study released on Thursday by the Canadian Centre for Policy ...
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Unnecessary tests draining <b>Canada&#39;s</b> health care system, prolonging wait times: report

Thu, 2017-04-06 08:00
Many Canadians undergo potentially unnecessary medical tests and ... reason why it's so costly for the healthcare system now,” Dr. Marcoux told CTV News. ... The report found that one in 10 Canadian seniors use benzodiazepine, ...
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Burlington groups servicing <b>seniors</b> getting nearly $75K in federal funding

Mon, 2017-04-03 11:11
Burlington MP Karina Gould announced funding of almost $75,000 to two local churches and Burlington's Royal Canadian Legion Branch 60 to assist ...
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<b>Seniors</b> index too costly?

Sun, 2017-04-02 12:52
The idea of a so-called "seniors' price index" arises from a 2005 Statistics Canada study that showed the cost of goods purchased by older Canadians ...
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Georgetown <b>seniors</b> get tax filing help

Thu, 2017-03-30 09:52
Seniors in the eastern P.E.I. town of Georgetown are getting extra help filing their ... The Canada Revenue Agency is running a free clinic for people 55 and over. ... The clinic is being held Saturday morning at Senior's Complex B. ... MORE P.E.I. NEWS | HST policy, P.E.I. climate change strategy 'in direct ...
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Vancouver <b>seniors</b> face eviction from retirement home

Thu, 2017-03-30 00:38
The families of 20 elderly people are scrambling to find housing for their loved ones after they received eviction notices from their assisted-living home.
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New website provides know-how for <b>seniors</b> on avoiding online scams

Wed, 2017-03-29 10:24
A new public awareness campaign has been launched to try and protect seniors from being scammed online. Public Safety Canada is teaming up with ...
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