Policy number:
2016-7-4
Convention:
2016
Preamble:
WHEREAS the demographics of the Province of British Columbia and Canada as a whole are changing drastically and the age of the population is getting older, and

WHEREAS seniors in British Columbia are presently represented by a Secretary of State for Seniors within the Health Ministry.
That the National Pensioners’ Federation encourage the Federal Government and the Provincial Governments to create a specific Ministry and a Minister dedicated to the concerns of seniors.

Policy:
That the National Pensioners’ Federation encourage the Federal Government and the Provincial Governments to create a specific Ministry and a Minister dedicated to the concerns of seniors.

Section:
Additional policies
Result:
Ontario upgraded Seniors Secretariat to Ministry for Seniors January 2017 http://www.seniors.gov.on.ca/en/about/