Posts by Janine Farrell

Janine Farrell

About Janine Farrell

Janine Farrell is a researcher whose work examines the impact of socio-political, economic, historical, and environmental factors on the health of individuals and populations in Canada. She is committed to integrating grassroots and community-based action and research with
macro level approaches to social change, including progressive policy reform, for the promotion of justice and equity in health care for all. Janine is the former Seniors Care Researcher at the CCPA-BC.

Spot the Seniors: 2013 Budget Edition

Feb 21, 2013
As mentioned in last week’s Speech from the Throne and Tuesday’s 2013 provincial budget, BC’s population is aging. It’s projected the seniors population in BC will double over the next 25 years – meaning more than 30% of our population will be over the age of 65 by 2036. While the budget does mention aspects… View Article