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Welcome to BC FORUM

The BC Federation of Retired Union Members – BC FORUM – serving the needs of both retired and active union members over the age of 50 throughout British Columbia.

Welcome to the BC FORUM website. Our organization allows retired and active union members over the age of 50 an opportunity to renew your social network of union members and realize savings in programs, services and products only possible through group negotiation.

Join BC FORUM today!

Current News & Events:

August 25, 2016 - TAKE ACTION TODAY - BC government appears to be backing away from CPP enhancements

August, 2016 - BC FORUM writes letter to Christy Clark to support CPP expansion

August, 2016- Register today for COSCO BC’s Conference: “Aging Well - A Quest for All” taking place in Richmond on September 25 + 26, 2016

August, 2016 - National Pensioners Federation launches new website; announces 72nd Annual National Convention in Richmond, BC September 27-29, 2016

August, 2016 - BC’s Office of the Ombudsperson offers Mobile Clinic Whistler to Kamloops in August. Read more here.

August, 2016 - Seniors Care Roundtable Discussion with MP Murray Rankin & CMA on August 25th in Victoria

August, 2016 - BC NDP presents a Seniors Forum featuring John Horgan on August 30 in Vancouver

August, 2016 - Join us to celebrate Labour Day in Abbotsford with the Fraser Valley Labour Council & the United Way of the Fraser Valley

August, 2016 - Canada Post: “Delivering Community Power”, watch video here

July, 2016 - Discounted tickets now available for “UNION NIGHT” at BC Place Stadium with the Whitecaps FC on Saturday, September 3rd

July, 2016 - Stats Canada Income Data Good for BC Families… Bad News for BC Seniors: Office of the Seniors Advocate

July, 2016 - BC Fed seeks removal of Canada Post CEO in letter to Prime Minister *updated July 13/2016

June, 2016 - BC FORUM AGM 2016: Working together for progressive change

June, 2016 - David Suzuki Foundation report shines light on BC government’s history of transit underfunding

June, 2016 - BC Seniors Advocate encourages seniors to access BC Property Tax Deferment Program

May, 2016 - Province-wide survey of residential care residents launched by the Office of the Seniors Advocate

May, 2016 - CCPA releases report: “Reducing Surgical Wait Times, The Case for Public Innovation and Provincial Leadership”

May, 2016 - BC Liberal government still not listening on needed minimum wage hikes

April, 2016 - Federal Health Minister out of touch with the realities of prescription drug coverage in Canada - news release from the Canadian Health Coalition

April, 2016 - SeniorsBC.ca issues on-line newsletter: Volume 7, Issue 4, featuring the updated 11th Edition of the BC Seniors Guide

April, 2016 - Spring 2016 issue of The Advocate now available online

April, 2016 - “Dialogue on Aging” presents 3 new free speaker events, sponsored by Tapestry Foundation in Vancouver

April, 2016 - BC now has the lowest minimum wage in the country

 

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Members in Action!

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On July 11, 2016, Diane Wood, President of BC FORUM and General Vice-President of of the Council of Senior Citizens Organizations of BC (COSCO), joined with Lorraine Logan, President of COSCO and Barb Mikulec, BC FORUM Board Member and General Vice-President COSCO to meet with Don Davies, NDP MP and Vice-Chair, House of Commons Standing Committee on Health, to discuss Pharmacare.

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