To the Editor
CARP Chapter 54 is deeply concerned by the news of the cuts to health units and library services. Small town libraries are limited in their collections and losing the inter-library loan system will mean that seniors will have less access to large print books and audio-books.
The reduction of the provincial health units from 35 to 10 may result in the loss of essential health promotion programs such as water testing and immunization.
CARP Chapter 54 urges further thought and consultation on these cuts along with a serious recognition of their impact for seniors in small rural communities.
CARP Chapter 54 Exec. Committee