Columnists
Linda McQuaig | The corporate spin that pits old against young studiously avoids the root cause of the problem: policies that have led to a dramatically rising gap between rich and poor of all ages.
Podcast
Scott Neigh | Carol Wodak and Noel Somerville talk about a grassroots group of older adults in Edmonton who work for social justice.
Blog
Tania Ehret | A film that delves into the lives of individual women, part of the Raging Grannies.
Columnists
Retiree Matters, Pat Kerwin | You would think that they would love us as a group -- not for our grey hair, but for our votes. In elections Conservative parties usually gain the plurality of votes from seniors.
Columnists
Retiree Matters, Pat Kerwin | Many retirees have found out that the pension they earned over decades of contributions to plans turned out to be less secure than they had assumed.
Columnists
Hennessy's Index | Hennessy's Index breaks down the numbers of the extra tax breaks given through pension income splitting, which seem to only benefit the richest of senior families.
Blog
Photo: SalFalko/flickr
Adrienne Silnicki | The Council of Canadians and our allies are calling on the government to create a continuing care plan that would integrate home, facility-based, long-term, respite and palliative care.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | The announcement that Canada Post will be phasing out door-to-door mail delivery is a logical extension of the deregulation, privatization, free trade, public austerity and tax cuts agenda.
Blog
Photo: AJ Batac/flickr
Pete Hudson | There is widespread recognition that the Employment and Income Assistance Program remains a program that maintains people in most cases deeply below the poverty line.
News
Jay Pitter | The strength and spunk of our grandparents is overlooked in that most of us are way too busy to listen to their stories.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | South Granville in Vancouver has lost almost all its grocery stores, as commercial rents skyrocket. This has left seniors without good food options. The West Side Mobile Market aims to fill the gap.
Blog
Photo: Thompson Rivers/flickr
Shannon Daub, Janine Farrell | What are the burning issues in health care, and how do the party platforms stack up? Here's our take, with a particular focus on seniors.