Not really a Seniors' Budget

Apr 04 2016

Not really a Seniors’ Budget

The government’s inaugural budget is “not really a seniors’ budget,” according to a prominent national advocacy group for retirees.

Wanda Morris, Vice President of Advocacy at CARP (formerly known as the Canadian Association of Retired Persons), says that while her organization is happy with the government’s pledge to roll back the age of eligibility for Old Age Security benefits, she wishes the budget had done more to address the many other issues facing seniors.

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