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BC Federation of Retired Union
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:

October, 2019 - BC Federation of Labour issues boycott call on four luxury hotels in Vancouver

October, 2019 - BC FORUM pens letter to Ministers supporting paid leave for workers experiencing domestic and sexual violence

October, 2019 - If you are a caregiver, sign up for Family Caregivers of BC news to find out more about important resources. Read this month’s news headlines here.

October, 2019 - Statement from BC’s Seniors Advocate on UNIDOP

September, 2019 - BC FORUM submits letter to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

September, 2019 - More choices, stronger protection for people in assisted living

September, 2019 - BC FORUM issues Statement on 2019 International Day of Older Persons

September, 2019 - BC government proclaims October 1st International Day of Older Persons

September, 2019 - Autumn 2019 edition of The Advocate, ‘Federal Election issue’, now available on-line

August, 2019 - Infographic: Making medication safety a priority, from the Deprescribing Network

August, 2019 - BC Hydro applies for lower rates

August, 2019 - New supports help seniors stay connected to their communities - BC Gov’t news release

August, 2019 - Monthly column published by the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Federal Minister of Seniors; August column: Canada’s National Dementia Strategy

August, 2019 - Finance Committee releases report on Budget 2020 Consultation

August, 2019 - BC FORUM sends letter of support to USW Local 1-1937 and striking members working at Western Forest Products

August, 2019 - Volunteer opportunities available with Café Etico

August, 2019 - Landmark ruling by Labour Relations Board a victory for BC’s labour movement

July, 2019 - Boycott notice issued for Westminster Savings Credit Union *DISPUTE SETTLED, BOYCOTT REMOVED

July, 2019 - BC Fed issues “hot edict” on Western Forest Products in support of striking USW workers

July, 2019 - Mark October 1st: International Day of Older Persons

July, 2019 - Canadian Health Coalition publishes Campaign e-News, Summer 2019 edition

June, 2019 - TAKE ACTION on Universal Pharmacare

June, 2019 - BC FORUM holds Annual General Meeting

June, 2019 - Art Kube Celebration of Life Saturday June 8

May, 2019 - Call for Action from the Dietitians of Canada

May, 2019 - Upcoming labour rallies in Vancouver

May, 2019 - Summer 2019 issue of BC FORUM’s newsletter, The Advocate, now available for download

May, 2019 - Get your tickets today for the 2019 Codevelopment Canada Fundraising and Solidarity Dinner, June 8th

April, 2019 - Labour code changes help restore fairness and balance

April, 2019 - BC Health Coalition news release: New chapter in Brian Day trial: court to hear from defendants and patient intervenors in support of public health care

April, 2019 - BC FORUM endorses First Call's Open Letter to Minister Bains to protect children & youth from employment-related injury and exploitation

April, 2019 - COSCO BC’s March 2019 newsletter now available for download

April, 2019 - Art Kube Celebration of Life announced

March, 2019 - Read MP Don Davies’ March 2019 community newsletter online: Free Tax Clinics; Create Your Canada Contest; Don in Parliament on neighbourhood schools, affordable housing

March, 2019 - Join Vancouver Kingsway MP Don Davies for a “Dental Care For All Town Hall” meeting on Saturday, March 30 - find out more here

March, 2019 - Canadian Centre for Elder Law Newsletter, February 2019

March, 2019 - BC FORUM’s newsletter, The Advocate: Spring 2019 issue now available online

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Members in Action!


September, 2019 - From left, Diane Wood, president BC FORUM with Laird Cronk, president of the BC Federation of Labour and Chair of BC FORUM are shown presenting to the BC FORUM Board meeting Sept. 17th.  Photo taken by Theresa Couture. 

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