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Is Ageism as prevalent as ever in our society? Bernard Bouchard, Executive Director. CFRA, Ron Corbett
29 May 2012 and 30 May 2012.

Click here to view the Ottawa Citizen article where Bernard Bouchard speaks to the possible negative effects of
reducing drug coverage for seniors from the proposed Ontario budget. (Mar. 28/12)

Bernard Bouchard participated in a panel on an episode of Rogers Talk Ottawa concerning Ottawa seniors. Click the following links to view the episode. (Mar. 7/12)
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

Bernard Bouchard, Executive Director of The Council on Aging of Ottawa, was interviewed on CBC Ottawa News regarding the recently released Drummond report. Click here to watch the video. (Feb. 22/12)

Click here to view the Ottawa Sun article on the appointment of former Council on Aging Board member and Patron, Vernon White. (Jan. 11/12)

Nicole Robert, Council on Aging Board member, was interviewed in the Ottawa Citizen. Click here to read the article. (Jan11/12)

Bernard Bouchard, Executive Director of The Council on Aging of Ottawa, was interviewed in the Ottawa Sun on working to help seniors retain their independence. Click here to read the article. (Jan11/12)

The Ontario election, through the eyes of seniors
Cal Martell, second vice-president at COA, was interviewed by Allan Neal speaking on prominent issues for seniors during the Ontario Provincial Election.
October 4, 2011

Radical change needed to help seniors
Ottawa Citizen (PDF)
Saturday, July 16, 2011

Stronger Protections for Ontario's Retirement Home Residents
Bernard Bouchard, Executive Director of the COA, is interviewed by Alan Neal of CBC Radio One's All in a Day on proposed regulations for retirement homes (Audio)
February 2011

Ottawa Community Relying on Agencies such as the Council on Aging
CTV Interview with
Bernard Bouchard, Executive Director of the COA (Video)
December 2010

Canada Making Progress on Issues of Aging: Dr. Keon
Ottawa Citizen Article (PDF)
November 2010

Health Care Crisis in Ottawa
CBC TV Interview (Video)
November 2010

Helping Seniors Stay Independent in Their Own Homes
CBC Radio One report with Chad Pawson (Audio)
Fall 2010

Seniors in Hospitals for Wrong Reasons
Studio interview with Dr. Robert Cushman, CEO of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (Audio)
Fall 2010

Carleton recognizes Margaret Griffith's Award recipient, Hugh Armstrong
Carleton University recognized Hugh Armstrong's award, a School of Social Work faculty member, from COA.

Health Care Crisis in Ottawa

CBC TV segment on the need to support seniors to manage their own health and stay in their own homes for as long as possible.


Yasir Naqvi Member Statement on the Council on Aging of Ottawa

Member statement regarding The Council on Aging of Ottawa by Yasir Naqvi, MPP for Ottawa Centre, in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. (Ottawa; November 15, 2010)

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