Join Sherri Torjman for a webinar on support for caregivers

Members of your staff and/or community may be interested in participating in this upcoming webinar. An estimated four million Canadians act as unpaid or informal caregivers to seniors and persons with disabilities. Join Sherri Torjman, Vice-President, Caledon Institute of Social Policy on Thursday, June 3, 12:00-1:00 to discuss expanding Employment Insurance, extending Canada Pension Plan […]

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The MS Society of Canada has been working with Judy Wasylycia-Leis, MP for Winnipeg North, on a private member’s bill

To: Members, Neurological Health Charities Canada The MS Society of Canada has been working with Judy Wasylycia-Leis, MP for Winnipeg North, on a private member’s bill to expand a tax credit for caregivers to spouses that would ease some of the financial pressure they face on a daily basis. On Thursday, April 8, Judy Wasylycia-Leis, […]

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Wasylycia-Leis launches bill to extend caregiver tax credit to spouses of persons with disabilities

WINNIPEG – New Democrat Health Critic Judy Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) today launched a bill to bolster the family income of persons living with disabilities by extending the ‘caregiver tax credit’ to the spouses of persons with disabilities. “This will ease some of the pressure on the spouses of persons living with disabilities who, up until […]

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