Media releases | March 14, 2022

A coalition of seniors’ advocacy organizations are launching a campaign demanding that the government legislate a Seniors’ Advocate, a role that the UCP axed early in their tenure in the legislature.

Seniors demanded the role return on March 11, the two-year anniversary of the World Health Organization’s declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic.

“Almost 90 per cent of all COVID-19 deaths in Alberta have been in people over the age of 60,” said Carol Wodak, a member of Public Interest Alberta’s Seniors’ Task Force. Read more →