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CANADA | May 23, 2024

Call for Lived Experiences: WHO Commission on Social Connection (Deadline: May 31, 2024)

The WHO Commission on Social Connection is looking for individuals who have experienced social isolation and loneliness to share their stories, insights, and advice.Commissioners are committed to lived experience being central to the process and products of the Commission. Your personal perspective

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Apply to become a member of the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is launching an open Call for Applications for the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector (ACCS). The mandate of the ACCS is to engage in meaningful dialogue wit

Non-Profit Organizations and Volunteering Satellite Account: Human Resources Module, 2010 to 2019

Original article and associated charts available at: https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/daily-quotidien/210430/dq210430d-eng.htm   In 2019, non-profit organizations (NPOs)—serving households, busi

Radio Segment: Spotlight on how to support seniors who want to age in place, and the Oasis Senior Supportive Living program - May 11th 2021

From The Current (CBC) for May 11, 2021 We take a look inside the growing movement of naturally occurring retirement communities, or NORCs. Christine McMillan, 91, tells us about how she started the

Older and Wiser: When it comes to vaccines, let's stick to the program

This article was published as an Older & Wiser column in the North Shore News on May 1, 2021: Over the last few months, Canada has been rolling out the vaccination program for its citizens across

Safer Online Banking and E-commerce

Payment apps, e-commerce and online banking make handling money incredibly easy, but they also make your financial information incredibly easy to steal.  Here’s how to stay safe. *Please note that

Connecting Youth with Older Adults Through Technology

The need for technology to connect older adults with family and friends came into sharper focus during the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent collaboration between CTAAN the School District No. 57 (Prince Ge

Seniors, people with disabilities to benefit from improved home adaptation program

The Province, through BC Housing, has made a number of improvements to a program that helps seniors and people with permanent disabilities or diminished abilities with the cost of making adaptations t

Government of Canada supports the official launch of the United Way’s Healthy Aging CORE resource hub

On April 8th, 2021, Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors, took part in a virtual event with the United Way of the Lower Mainland (UWLM) for the official national launch of Healthy Aging CORE (Collaborativ

Avoid coronavirus scams: What you need to know

The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted a number of online schemes. Coronavirus disease (also known as COVID-19) is dominating the news and sending people across the globe into panic. Of course, it was on

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