WHEREAS federal policies and programs of direct relevance for seniors are included in the Mandate letters of at least ten Cabinet Ministers, and
WHEREAS issues including health, income, housing and transportation are interlinked at the community level when delivering services to seniors, and
WHEREAS the numbers and proportions of seniors in the
Canadian population will continue to rise over the next decades.
That the NPF urge the federal government and provincial governments to appoint a Minister for Seniors.