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Quesnel seniors make their voices heard in provincial election

Some seniors find themselves eating cat food to save money (Wikimedia commons)

Peter Nielson knows seniors who have chosen to eat cat food because they can't afford tuna, and chosen to wet themselves because washing up is cheaper than buying adult diapers. He says it's a struggle for many to pay rent, find affordable housing, pay for medicine, and find transportation. Now he's leading a push to make sure the needs of seniors won't be ignored in the provincial election. Marissa Harvey went grocery shopping with Peter to hear their stories.

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