Petro-Canada launches new foundation to support family caregiver organizations

Suncor Energy is promising to invest $10 million over 5 years into supporting caregiver organizations across the country

Why It Matters

One in four Canadians say they have been an unpaid caregiver for a friend or family member living with aging-related issues, disability, or a medical condition. The COVID-19 pandemic is putting an even heavier burden on caregivers.

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