Many seniors were struggling to make ends meet even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Increases in the cost of living have made it difficult for seniors to stay in the homes they’ve lived in for years.

A guaranteed livable income and a universal national pharmacare plan can help address this.

Until a Guaranteed Livable Income is in place, Old Age Security (a basic income that already exists and works in Canada) must be adapted to meet the current needs of our seniors (i.e., a livable income).