The Canadian Government News Centre offers you quick access to news specific to the senior population.

  1. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to protecting Canadians and permanent residents from unethical immigration consultants. Today, following an extensive criminal investigation, the CBSA announced charges related to an alleged sophisticated for-profit misrepresentation and immigration fraud operation in Calgary.
  2. Older seniors across Canada face higher financial pressures. As they age, seniors tend to have lower incomes and often face higher health-related expenses, all while they are more likely to be unable to work, have disabilities or be widowed.
  3. FedDev Ontario to announce support for first-of-its-kind innovative automotive industry project
  4. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough; the Canada Employment Insurance Commission’s (CEIC) Commissioner for Workers, Pierre Laliberté; and the CEIC’s Commissioner for Employers, Nancy Healey, issued the statement below today on the launch of consultations on modernizing the Employment Insurance program. The online survey will open on Monday, August 9, 2021, at The survey is scheduled to run until Friday, October 8, 2021
  5. The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Stéphane Lauzon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Seniors, will host a virtual town hall on issues affecting Canadian seniors.
  6. The Old Age Security (OAS) pension provides retirement income security for seniors because it maintains its value over time, even as prices increase.
  7. Seniors are important contributors to our communities and built a strong foundation for our country. The Government of Canada is committed to seeking advice on seniors' issues to inform its work to help Canadians age with dignity and in the best possible health, while enjoying social and economic security.
  8. Linda Jeffrey possède une vaste expérience de la fonction publique, aux échelons municipal et provincial.
  9. Today, the Minister of Labour, Filomena Tassi, met virtually with provincial and territorial labour ministers to discuss important workplace issues related to COVID-19, as a follow-up to their previous meeting on March 1, 2021.