Report on the Social Isolation of Seniors

Annex C – List of Consulted Stakeholders

Regional Roundtable Participants

TORONTO, Ontario – November 6, 2013

  • Edna Beange, Toronto Council on Aging
  • Pushpmit Bhatia, Centre for Immigrant and Community Services
  • Elizabeth Birchall, Community Outreach Programs in Addictions (COPA)
  • Jacquie Buncel, Sunshine Centres For Seniors
  • Jane Harrison, Anishnawbe Health Toronto
  • Robin Hurst, Saint Elizabeth
  • Linda Jackson, Baycrest
  • Allie Lehmann, Toronto Public Health
  • Devora Schwartz-Waxman, Circle of Care
  • Jenny Shickluna, Niagara Gatekeepers
  • Tal Spalter, National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly
  • Andria Spindel, March of Dimes Canada
  • Debra Walko, LOFT Community Services
  • Ambrose Yeung, TransCare Community Support Services - Meals on Wheels of Toronto

REGINA, Saskatchewan – November 29, 2013

  • Shirley Arnold, Regina Senior Citizens Centre
  • Joanne Bracken, Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
  • Tara Burnett, The St. Albert 50+ Club
  • Gretta Lynn Ell, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region
  • Dana Folkersen, REACH (Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger)
  • Isobel Fowler, Saskatchewan Seniors Association
  • Cindy Fuchs, Canadian Red Cross
  • Shirley Greff, Regina Open Door Society
  • Annette Labelle, La Fédération des aînés fransaskois
  • Dorothy Lloyd, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region, Eagle Moon Health Office
  • Georgina Magee, North Central Community Association
  • Heather Monaghan, Helping Hands Personal Care Home
  • Betty Pickering, Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism
  • Grant Rathwell, Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Kari Zinkhan, Regina Public Library - Outreach Services

MONTREAL, Quebec – December 10, 2013

  • France Boisclair, Association lavalloise des personnes aidantes
  • Michel Boivin, L’appui pour les proches aidants
  • David Cassidy, Seniors Action Quebec
  • Élaine Clavet, Résidence Berthiaume-du-Tremblay
  • Denis Cormier, Fondation Émergence
  • Dr. André Davignon, Observatoire vieillissement et société
  • Pascual Delgado, Alliance des communautés culturelles pour l’égalité dans la santé et les services sociaux (ACCÉSSS)
  • Chad Lubelsky, Santropol Roulant
  • Rita Quesnel, Tel-Écoute/Tel-Aînés
  • Dr. Cara Tannenbaum, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de montréal

MONCTON, New Brunswick – February 4, 2014

  • Jean-Luc Bélanger, Association francophone des aînés du Nouveau-Brunswick
  • Anne-Marie Gammon, Steelworkers Organisation of Active Retirees (SOAR)
  • Emilia Giboi, Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area
  • Louise Gilbert, Mayor's Seniors Advisory Committee
  • Pat Goobie, Coalition for Seniors and Nursing Home Residents' Rights
  • Wanda Hayes, Moncton Canadian Red Cross
  • Percy Huntington, New Brunswick Senior Citizens Federation Inc.
  • Dr. Janice Keefe, Mount Saint Vincent University, Department of Family Studies and Gerontology
  • Janet MacDuff, Moncton Lions Community Centre
  • Greg McKim, We Care Health Services LP - Home Health Services
  • Jay Poirier, Alternative Residences Alternatives Inc.
  • Anthony Ratliffe, Gagetown NB Senior Cohousing
  • Nelson Vessey, Canadian Association for the Fifty-Plus (CARP Moncton)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – March 3, 2014

  • Kara-Leigh Bloch, Seniors Services Society
  • Heather Campbell, BC Care Providers Association
  • Carol Dickson, Volunteer Richmond Information Services
  • Eddy Elmer, City of Vancouver's Seniors Advisory Committee
  • Alexandra Henriques, Vancouver Cross-Cultural Seniors Network
  • Janine Hunka, Family Caregivers' Network Society
  • Grace Kwok, Canadian Mental Health Association-Vancouver/Burnaby Branch
  • Martha Jane Lewis, BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support
  • Barb Mikulec, Council of Senior Citizens Organizations of B.C.
  • Dr. Beverley Pitman, United Way/Centraide of the Lower Mainland
  • Christine Sotteau, Assemblée francophone des retraité(e)s et aîné(e)s de la Colombie-Britannique
  • Saleem Spindari, MOSAIC BC
  • Christine Stardom, A.S.K. Friendship Society
  • Susan Tatoosh, Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society
  • Elizabeth Zinder de Jesus, Burnaby Neighbourhood House

WHITEHORSE, Yukon – March 5, 2014

  • Patricia Brennan, Association franco-yukonnaise
  • Dorothy Drummond, Yukon Council On Aging
  • Connie Dublenko, Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
  • Meghan Fraser, Government of Yukon - Community Day Program
  • Hailey Hechtman, Second Opinion Society
  • NB Spence Hill, Elder Active Recreation Association of Yukon
  • Bob Magill, Teslin Tlingit Council
  • Gail McKechnie, Line of Life Association of the Yukon
  • Krista Mroz, City of Whitehorse, Canada Games Centre
  • Lucy McGinty, Council for Yukon First Nations
  • Lillian Nakamura Maguire, Yukon Public Legal Education Association
  • June Raymond, Golden Age Society
  • Lisa Rawlings Bird, Council on disABILITY (Yukon)
  • Dalelyne Secord, Teslin Tlingit Council

Individual Meeting Participants

  • Pierre (Pete) Belliveau and Louis Caissie, Club de l’âge d'or de St-Philippe
  • Ken Brace, The New Brunswick Special Care Home Association
  • Ginette Cloutier, Association bénévole PAT/ME
  • Jean-Claude Cormier, Go Ahead Seniors
  • Sarah Crosske, University of Toronto, Technologies for Aging Gracefully Laboratory
  • Robyn Edwards-Bentz, United Way Regina
  • Leya Eguchi, Hollyburn Family Services
  • Sandra Gebhardt, 411 Seniors Centre Society
  • Maria Howard, Alzheimer Society of B.C.
  • Jeff Howard, The Salvation Army (Whitehorse)
  • Debbie Janzen, Yukon College
  • Suzanne Klassen, North Shore Adults at Risk Support Network
  • Mahin Khodabandeh, Family Services of the North Shore
  • Stacy Landau, Sprint Seniors Care
  • Christine Leblanc, Victorian Order of Nurses – Moncton
  • Annwen Loverin, Silver Harbour Seniors Centre
  • Linda McCaustlin and Johanne Petitpas, New Brunswick Common Front for Social Justice Inc
  • John McFadyen, Mobile Crisis Services
  • Nuelle Novik, University of Regina, Population Health & Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU)
  • Jane Osborne, BC Association of Community Response Networks
  • Ann Soden, Institut national du droit de la politique et du vieillissement, Centre du droit et le vieillissement
  • Kerrie Strathy, University of Regina, Lifelong Learning Centre
  • Renée Strong, Capilano Community Services Society (Seniors' Hub)

National Roundtable Participants

GATINEAU, Québec – July 16, 2014

  • Elizabeth Birchall, Community Outreach Programs in Addictions
  • Patricia Clark, Active Living Coalition for Older Adults
  • Lori Cooper, Victorian Order of Nurses
  • Carole Gagnon, United Way/Centraide Ottawa (representing United Way/Centraide Canada)
  • Dr. Norah Keating, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta and Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University
  • Dr. Lynn McDonald, Institute for Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto and National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)
  • Vera Pawis-Tabobondung, National Association of Friendship Centres
  • Fred Phelps, Canadian Association of Social Workers
  • T8aminik (Dominique) Rankin, National Association of Friendship Centres
  • Céline Romanin, Fédération des aînés et aînées francophones du Canada
  • Caroline Sauriol, Les petits frères
  • Bonnie Schroeder, Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health

Online Consultation Participants/Represented OrganizationsFootnote 50 

  • 55+ Friendship Club of Meaford and Area
  • ACEF Rive-Sud de Québec
  • Nathalie Adams, Centre d'assistance et d'accompagnement aux plaintes Gaspésie/Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Hayat Ahmadzai, The Afghan Association of Ontario
  • AIDS Community Care Montreal
  • Alberta Council on Aging
  • Pete Amyoony, Robson Health Association
  • Nathalie Arseneault, Développement des ressources humaines Abitibiwinni - Kitcisakik
  • Sherry Baker, BC Association of Community Response Networks
  • Solange Baril, Groupe Harmonie
  • Deborah Bastien, Golden Age Society
  • Sylvain Beaudry, AIDS Community Care Montreal
  • Christine Bell
  • Brigitte Biron, Club de l'âge d'or St-Boniface
  • Lesley Bonisteel, Old Church Theatre
  • Snezana Boskovic, Serbians-Citizens of the World
  • Solange Boucher, Cercle de fermières de Chandler
  • Paddy Bowen, St. Felix Centre
  • Patricia Brennan, Association franco-yukonnaise
  • Marilyn Brickles, The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 581 – Coe Hill
  • Grace Brookes, Manoir Roger Bernard Tenants Association
  • Garry Brown, 4Seasons Transportation
  • Kimberley Buehler, South East Edmonton Seniors Association
  • Naila Butt, Social Services Network
  • Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society
  • Cambridge Bay Elders
  • Vickie Cammack
  • Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
  • Lois Carkener, Co-op Housing
  • Cariboo Friendship Society
  • CARP
  • Cecile Cassista, Coalition for Seniors and Nursing Home Residents' Rights
  • Centre d'action bénévole Beauce-Etchemin
  • Centre d'assistance et d'accompagnement aux plaintes Gaspésie/Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Centre d’écoute « Briser l'isolement chez les aînés »
  • Centre de santé communautaire du Grand Sudbury
  • Catherine Chaput, Centre des aînés de Villeray Inc.
  • Donald Chen, Chinese Cultural Association of Toronto
  • Janice Clarke, Senior and Healthy Aging Secretariat
  • Club FADOQ
  • Derm Coady, National Association of Federal Retirees
  • Marg Coll, Ottawa Life Long Learning for Older Adults
  • Conseil économique et social d'Ottawa-Carleton
  • Marchell Coulombe, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Coalition of New Brunswick
  • Margot Crête, Le Club de l’âge d'or
  • Kim Crockatt, Nunavut Literacy Council
  • Anne Crossman, Age Advantage Association
  • Madelaine Currelly, The Community Training and Development Centre for Innovation and Improvement
  • Stella Davis
  • Pascual Delgado, ACCÉSSS (Alliance des communautés culturelles pour l’égalité dans la santé et les services sociaux)
  • Frances Delsol, Commonwealth of Dominica Ontario Association
  • Vincent Deschênes, FADOQ Saint-Gervais
  • Doreen Desrochers, Nakusp Senior Citizens Association
  • Denise Destrempes, Observatoire vieillissement et société
  • Félicité Dibi, Groupe artisanal féminin francophone de l'Ontario
  • Rob DiMeglio, Independent Living Resource Centre Corp.
  • Connie Dublenko, Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
  • ElderActive Recreation Yukon
  • Jeanette Edwards, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
  • Robyn Edwards-Bentz, United Way Regina
  • Gary Eikenberry, Elmridge Park Tennis Club
  • Susan Emmerson
  • Bev Farrell, Third Age Outreach St. Joseph's Health Care London
  • Nancy Fazzalari, Acclaim Health
  • Dana Folkersen, REACH (Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger)
  • Brenda Fowler, People for a Healthy Community on Gabriola Society
  • Sarah Gargan, Victim Services Outreach Worker
  • David Garney, Strathclair Museum Association
  • Allan Garside, South Cowichan Seniors
  • Antoine Garwah, Science Timmins
  • Catherine Geoffrey, Association québécoise de gérontologie
  • Leo Girard
  • Rebecca Grundy, Canadian Hearing Society
  • Judy Grunwald, The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 533 – Byron-Springbank
  • André Guérard, Association québécoise des centres communautaires pour aînés
  • Hailey Hechtman, Second Opinion Society
  • Don Herbertson, Tweed & Area Arts Council
  • Karen Hewitt
  • Arlene High, Literacy Council of Niagara West
  • John Horn, City of Nanaimo
  • Dayle Hughson, Age-Friendly Committee of the City of Brandon, Manitoba
  • Steven Michael Ilijanich, Knights of Columbus - Belle River
  • Patricia Jarrett, Winnipeg & District Branch of the National Association of Federal Retirees
  • Jewish Seniors Alliance of Greater Vancouver
  • Shirley Kalyniuk, Age-Friendly Committee, TONS (Transportation Options Network for Seniors), and Senior Resource Board
  • Kelowna Community Resources
  • Gail Kerslake, Yale & District Ratepayers Association
  • Joan Kinzett, Northern Rockies Seniors Society
  • Kathy Kosatschenko, Horton Street Seniors Centre
  • George Kwong
  • Annette Labelle, La Fédération des aînés fransaskois
  • Suzanne Lacasse, Cercle de fermières de Perkins
  • Jo-Anne Laforge, Centre de santé et de services sociaux Lucille-Teasdale
  • Marian Law, Prevention of Elder Abuse Committee of York Region
  • Le Conseil Rév.S.-É.-Perrey Inc.
  • Le Tournesol de la Rive-Nord
  • Gabrielle Leblanc, Municipalité des Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Richard Lee, S.E.A.S. Centre (Support Enhance Access Service Centre)
  • Pierre Legros, Carrefour Saint-Eusèbe
  • Myrna Leishman, Senior Citizens Association of BC Branch 47 – Powell River
  • Jane Leslie, Peel Addiction Assessment and Referral Centre
  • Jody Lessard, North Shore Community Association
  • Claude Levac, Municipalité du Village de Casselman
  • Mélanie Levasseur, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Annwen Loverin, Silver Harbour Seniors' Activity Centre
  • Faye Luxemburg-Hyam, The Family Education and Support Centre
  • Penny MacCourt
  • Barb MacLean, Family Caregivers' Network Society
  • Guy-Julien Mayné, Centre communautaire Multi-services Un coin chez-nous
  • Mary Jane MacArthur, Retired Teachers of Ontario
  • Angela MacMichael, Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area
  • Manitoba Mensheds Inc., Woodhaven Shed
  • Anna Mann, Alberta Caregivers Association
  • Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Katzie Seniors Network
  • Lynn McCleary, Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association
  • Kelly McClure, Harbourfront Community Centre
  • Sue McMahon, Toronto Intergenerational Partnerships
  • Heather McRae, Voice of English-speaking Québec
  • Valerie McWilliams, Glenridge Lawn Bowling Club
  • Derek Miedema, Institute of Marriage and Family Canada
  • Cynthia Milburn, Epilepsy Halton Peel Hamilton
  • Alejandro A. Morales, Hispanic Future Care
  • National Association of Federal Retirees – Winnipeg & District Branch
  • Paula Negron, Institut d'urbanisme, Université de Montréal
  • Connie Newman, Manitoba Association of Senior Centres
  • Kathleen Olson, Northern Lamplighters Activity Centre Association
  • Michèle Osborne, Centre des aînés de Gatineau
  • Partners Seeking Solutions with Seniors
  • Jennifer Pass, S.O.S.(Support Our Seniors) Comox Valley
  • Peer Support Services for Abused Women
  • Evelyn Pepe, Canadian Hearing Society - Toronto Region
  • Sheila Pratt, Ridge Meadows Seniors Society and Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Katzie Seniors Network
  • Pitt Meadows and Katzie Seniors Network
  • PRÉSÂGES
  • Shirley Price, The New Horizon Club
  • Rita Quesnel, Tel-Écoute/Tel-Aînés
  • Ajit Singh Rakhra, Association of Seniors Clubs
  • Michel Ratelle, Centre d'action bénévole Émilie-Gamelin
  • John Reilly, City of Victoria
  • Céline René
  • Dinah Routly, Kanesatake Health Center Inc.
  • Claude Roy, Résidence Notre-Dame de Fatima
  • The Royal Canadian Legion, Ontario Provincial Command
  • Rural Municipality of St. Andrews (Age-Friendly Manitoba Initiative)
  • Senior Citizens Association of BC Branch 47, Powell River
  • Seniors Resource Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Seniors Serving Seniors Association of BC
  • Bernice Sewell, Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE)
  • Robert Sexsmith, National Pensioners Federation
  • Jenny Shickluna, Niagara Gatekeepers
  • Sikh Community Services Ottawa
  • Bob Sivyer, Ariel Communications
  • Sken:nen A'onsonton
  • Louise Smith-MacDonald, Every Woman's Centre
  • Vi Sorenson, Seniors Outreach & Resource Centre
  • Tal Spalter, Institute for Life Course & Aging
  • Marie Stacey
  • Wolf Strecko
  • Tamara Sussman, McGill University
  • Annie Tam, International Federation on Ageing
  • Wendy Tang, Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre
  • Lisa Tobio, York – Fairbank Centre for Seniors
  • Toronto Intergeneration Agency
  • Heather Treleaven, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Katzie Seniors Network
  • Nicole Troiano, Retire-At-Home Services, Mississauga South
  • Joan Tufts, La Guilde Acadienne de Clare
  • Tweed & Area Arts Council
  • Mary Unrau, Rossburn Community Resource Council
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Joie Van Dongen, Age-Friendly Stonewall, Rural Municipality of Rockwood
  • Rochella Vassell, The Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
  • Anne Veil, Centre de recherche sur le vieillissement, Centre de santé et de services sociaux – Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Sherbrooke
  • Vivre dans la Dignité
  • Carla Wells
  • Betty Wheatley, Bow Cliff Seniors Association
  • Mark Yaffe, McGill University
  • Ambrose Yeung, TransCare Community Support Services
  • Rupert Yeung, Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre
  • Yukon Council on Aging Seniors' Information Centre
  • Edward Zimmerman
  • Elizabeth Zinder de Jesus, Burnaby Neighbourhood House
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