Health and beauty
No more batteries with rechargeable hearing aids.
Brief – Bill 18,
An Act to amend the Civil Code, the Code of Civil Procedure, the Public Curator Act and various provisions as regards the protection of persons
Brief – Bill 16,
An Act mainly to regulate building inspections and divided co-ownership, to replace the name and improve the rules of operation of the Régie du logement and to amend the Act respecting the Société d’habitation du Québec and various legislative provisions concerning municipal affairs
Brief – Standing Committee on the Status of Women
Brief presented to the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women to highlight the challenges faced by female seniors in Canada.
Brief – Federal Budget 2019
In this brief, Réseau FADOQ outlines the priority measures determined by its members. It also aims to raise awareness about factors the Government of Canada should take into account in preparing the budget.
Brief – Quebec Budget 2019
In this brief, Réseau FADOQ outlines the priority measures determined by its members. It also aims to raise awareness about factors the Government of Quebec should take into account in preparing the budget.
Brief – Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC
Brief submitted to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission as part of its consultation process. Réseau FADOQ criticized a lack of transparency with regard to promotional offers, the use of misleading titles on packaging, unsolicited service subscription tactics, lack of clarity with regard to offers, unexpected bills, and tactics that aim to stop customers from terminating their contracts.
Patient choice or economic factors?
Brief presented to Quebec’s health department on proposed regulations for the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (Chapter A-29.01) involving exceptions to the ban on paying or reimbursing the price of medications or supplies that are covered under the Public Prescription Drug Insurance Plan.
Advocating to put Quebecers first!
Brief submitted during the special consultations on Bill 150, An Act respecting mainly the implementation of certain provisions of the Budget Speeches of 17 March 2016 and 28 March 2017.
Funeral insurance in Quebec: A regulatory challenge
Brief submitted as part of special consultations regarding Bill 141, An Act mainly to improve the regulation of the financial sector, the protection of deposits of money and the operation of financial institutions.
Increases needed to secure the future of retirement in Quebec
Brief submitted during special consultations on Bill 149, An Act to enhance the Québec Pension Plan and to amend various retirement-related legislative provisions.
Live long and prosper: Making Canada a leader on aging
Brief submitted as part of special consultations on the development of Canada’s national strategy on aging. Submitted to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
Making Quebec a leader on aging
Opinion presented during public consultations on the 2018–2023 Action Plan for the Aging and Living Together: At Home, in One’s Community, in Quebec policy.
Retirees in Quebec: Second-class citizens?
Opinion submitted during public consultations with the Department of Finance on “Consolidating the Québec Pension Plan to Strengthen Intergenerational Equity.”
Quality of life for seniors at CHSLDs— urgent action needed!
Opinion submitted to Gaétan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services as part of the process to improve the organization of care and services offered in CHSLDs
Request regarding Hydro-Québec’s rate setting for 2017–2018
Brief submitted to Quebec’s energy board, Régie de l’énergie.
Seniors and housing: A special case
Opinion submitted to Martin Coiteux, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy as part of a public consultation on a new approach to housing.
Seniors and housing: A special case
Opinion submitted to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation as part of the Let’s Talk Housing consultations
Bill 56, Lobbying Transparency Act
Brief submitted to the Commissioner of Lobbying
Retirement ‘aint what it used to be
Opinion submitted to the Committee on Labour and the Economy as part of consultations on Bill 57, An Act to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans Act mainly with respect to the funding of defined benefit pension plans.
Réseau FADOQ brief – Better protection for the rights of seniors who are tenants
Opinion submitted as part of special consultations on Bill 492, An Act to amend the Civil Code to protect seniors’ rights as lessees.
Opinion submitted by Réseau FADOQ and Canada Post: Another step closer to loss of autonomy for seniors
Submitted as part of public consultations on how Canada Post’s decision to cut home mail delivery in urban areas affects Montrealers.
Bill 10: Insufficient administrative restructuring for a sick Quebec.
Submitted as part of special consultations on Bill 10, An Act to modify the organization and governance of the health and social services network, in particular by abolishing the regional agencies.
Bill 3: Impoverishing Quebec
Submitted as part of public consultations on Bill 3, An Act to foster the financial health and sustainability of municipal defined benefit pension plans.
Réseau FADOQ opinion: Bill to protect the rights of elderly tenants
Submitted as part of Québec Solidaire’s proposed bill, which Réseau FADOQ supports.
Réseau FADOQ opinion: Reform of the Canada Elections Act, a step backwards for democracy
Submitted to the committee as part of consultations on Bill C-23,An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts.
Towards good quality of life in a real living environment
Submitted as part of special consultations on living conditions for adults in residential and long-term care facilities.
Autonomy insurance: How much, when, and how?
Réseau FADOQ opinion on the impacts of the introduction of autonomy insurance
Submitted as part of special consultations on L’autonomie pour tous, a white paper on the creation of autonomy insurance.
Bill 22, An Act to amend the Civil Code as regards the resiliation of a dwelling lease in certain cases: A legislative step forward with only minimal impacts on the daily lives of seniors and their families.