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Date updated: January 14, 2020

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NunatuKavut Community Council Launches Two Financial Assistance Pilot Programs

The NunatuKavut Community Council has launched two pilot programs that it says will contribute to the health and well-being of southern Inuit and communities. The $1.75-million Medical Transportation Program provides financial support to help alleviate the travel costs for those who need specialized insured medical services. Up to $5,000 is available per patient and up…

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Topics:  Finances    Financial Help    Health    Housing

Phone companies must block scam calls starting today. Here’s what you can expect

Spoofed numbers won’t be stopped until at least next Sept. 30 Emily Chung, Thomas Daigle · CBC News · Posted: Dec 19, 2019 4:00 AM ET  Sick of threatening calls from the “Canada Revenue Agency” and sketchy offers for duct cleaning? Starting today, Rogers, Bell, and other telecommunications providers in Canada must implement systems that help block scammers from calling you. But it…

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Topics:  Elder Abuse    Family or Friends Support    Finances    Health    Legal

Minister of Seniors Mandate Letter

The Prime Minister of Canada,  Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.,  wrote a letter to Ms. Schulte, thanking her for agreeing to serve Canadians as Minister of Seniors. Prime Minister Trudeau, re-introduced the position and responsibilities.  Please read the Minister of Seniors Mandate Letter in full HERE Schulte, will be responsible for working on, for…

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Topics:  Elder Abuse    Family or Friends Support    Finances    Financial Help    Health    Housing    Legal

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