Dozens of gravely sick Canadians denied speedy social security hearings

Dozens of gravely ill or financially strapped Canadians denied Canada Pension Plan disability benefits were refused accelerated appeals in 2014 by Ottawa's badly backlogged social security tribunal.

Canadas disability savings fund called a fiasco

Canada's disability savings fund called a 'fiasco'

A financial planner says the registered disability savings plans (RDSP) is a "fiasco" after he spent three months setting up an account for his eight-year-old grandson, who suffers from severe spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy.

Death by Pension Plan: The Auditor General’s Report

The House of Commons is trying to block auditor general Michael Ferguson from releasing documents related to his committee appearance. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian Disability Policy Alliance: Lifetime costs of disability

Canadian Disability Policy Alliance: Lifetime costs of disability

OTTAWA - One terminally ill Canadian denied Canada Pension Plan disability benefits has been "diagnosed with brain cancer and is currently undergoing chemo and radiation treatments," according to the government's woefully backlogged social ...

OTTAWA - One terminally ill Canadian denied Canada Pension Plan disability benefits has been "diagnosed with brain cancer and is currently undergoing chemo and radiation treatments," according to the government's woefully backlogged social .

A Snapshot of Workplace Mental Health in Canada

This new Statistical Snapshots publication provides information and insights about workplace mental health, stigma and family support in Canada.

Paul Rosen

Former sledge hockey player and current motivational speaker Paul Rosen doesn’t like the term disabled.

Disease and disability threaten health of retirement portfolios - Mar 24, 2016

Disease and disability threaten health of retirement portfolios

Loss of income and mounting medical costs can wreak havoc with even the best-laid plans

Canadian Minister of Immigration John McCallum, centre, talks with a Syrian family waiting to be flown to Canada late last year. New data finds that government-assisted refugees have higher than expected needs, with more children, lower language skills and lower education levels than those settled privately.

Some Syrian refugees require more than expected, analysis finds

Canada's minister of immigration and citizenship visited Syrian refugees in Jordan over the weekend, taking the opportunity to reaffirm the country's plans to resettle Syrians by the end of


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