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Date updated: January 14, 2020

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2020 Pre-Budget 2020 Consultations

Ways to provide your feedback There are several ways to make your voice heard as part of the pre-budget process. In-person sessions You can attend one of five (5) in-person sessions by clicking the “register here” link below for the session you wish to register for: Date and Time Location Hosting Minister Want to attend? Jan…

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

Medical Assistance in Dying. Share your views online

Consultations on medical assistance in dying (MAID) eligibility criteria and request process Your opportunity to share your views Click here to read full article and information on the Government of Canada’s Department of Justice’s website. Medical assistance in dying (MAID) became legal in Canada in June 2016. Canada’s Criminal Code now exempts doctors and nurse practitioners who…

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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

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