The Honourable Mélanie Joly and the AQDR Ahuntsic-Saint-Laurent Held a Roundtable on the Government of Canada’s Achievements for Seniors
“My government and I are deeply proud and appreciative to our seniors. We know that our
responsibility to them is immense. This is why our government has made investments that will
reduce the inequities in our system so that all seniors are properly supported.”
– The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic-Cartierville and Minister of Canadian Heritage.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic-Cartierville, presented the federal government’s initiatives and achievements for seniors this past Tuesday during a round table discussion organized in collaboration with the Association québécoise de défense des droits des personnes retraitées et préretraitées Ahuntsic-Saint-Laurent (AQDR). She responded to the concerns of approximately fifty
of her fellow citizens, in particular, the restoration of the age of eligibility for Old Age Security and
the Guaranteed Income Supplement from 67 to 65 years of age, social housing for seniors, and
accessibility to public transportation.