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When the pandemic rolled into Montreal in the early days of March,…
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By Bipasha Sultana Thinking about age-friendly cities…
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From behind two monitors, a custom-built computer and a high-quality keyboard and mouse, Shirley Curry says, “give me that soul of the dragon.” She has just fired an iron arrow into its hide. After weeks of preparing for this battle, the 82-year-old gamer is content with her victory.
https://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/madhumariam.jpg 427 640 Kendra Besanger http://actproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/logo_mini.png Kendra Besanger2018-12-01 06:00:332019-07-12 20:22:08Beyond saris and stereotypes: Sharing a lifetime of experiences
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On October 23, 2018, Kim Sawchuk, Anne Caines, and Kendra Besanger attended the CRTC's public hearing. Kim and Anne gave an important testimony to the CRTC commissioners about the impact aggressive, misleading, and abusive sales tactics have on seniors.
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In their recently released book, Unsettling Activisms: Critical Interventions on Aging, Gender, and Social Change (Women's Press, 2018), editors May Chazan, Melissa Baldwin, and Patricia Evans present compelling reasons why our common perceptions of activisms and activists need to be expanded; specifically, expanded to include the work of older women activists.
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Each year in July, GUSEGG provides a unique opportunity for professors and students from around the world to explore new ideas and dive into challenging topics. It is intensive, personal, intimate, and distinct from a typical university setting. Students and professors learn together from early morning until late evening in a setting where critical thought and challenging conversations extend beyond the walls of the classroom.
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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has recently opened an official inquiry into the “use of misleading or aggressive telecommunications services providers.” And, as of August 2018, we are actively encouraging Canadians – especially older adults – to participate in this important consultation process.