Prime Minister’s Statement in Recognition of Carers
For the first time in Canada, our Prime Minister is releasing a statement recognizing the diversity, role and value of carers on April 4 – National Carers Day. This is an action that many carers and diverse stakeholders across Canada have collectively advocated for over the years. This acknowledgement marks a pivotal step in advancing a national agenda to provide the necessary supports for individuals who take on an unpaid caring role. On April 4, join the celebration
An integrated and shared action plan that addresses the physical, psychosocial, and financial needs of carers.
A CARER (also referred to as caregiver or family caregiver) is a person who takes on an unpaid caring role for someone who needs help because of a physical or cognitive condition, an injury or a chronic life-limiting illness.