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DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE BC FORUM ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 17, 2020, HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.


BC FORUM HAS CLOSED OUR OFFICE DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND OFFICE STAFF ARE NOW WORKING REMOTELY EFFECTIVE MARCH 17, 2020, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. STAFF WILL HAVE LIMITED ACCESS TO VOICEMAIL AT THIS TIME. PLEASE CONTACT BY EMAIL HERE.

 

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, 2020- People’s Law School holding Zoom meeting events about wills, sign up today!

October, 2020 - A provincial election has been called for Oct. 24th; find important vote-by-mail information here

October, 2020 - COSCO releases October 2020 newsletter - download and view here

September, 2020 - BC FORUM issues call for action on United Nations International Day of Older Persons

September, 2020 - Message from BC FORUM President: How to Vote Safely

September, 2020 - BC FORUM issues Special Edition of the Advocate in advance of the BC provincial Election

September, 2020 - An invitation to a Zoom Webinar: Urgent Reform of Long-Term Care

September, 2020 - BC Government News Release: New plan maps next steps forward in B.C.’s economic recovery

September, 2020 - BC Fed launches “A Future for All” campaign

September, 2020 - BC Government News Release: Transforming primary care in B.C.

September, 2020 - BC Government News Release: B.C. launches lung cancer screening program – the first in Canada

September, 2020 - Autumn 2020 issue of the Advocate now available, featuring Benefits Plans information

September, 2020 - BC Government News Release: Amendments to bring greater transparency to strata insurance

September, 2020 - BC Government News Release: Investment brings new support to those most vulnerable to COVID-19 and communities where they live

September, 2020 - News from the Canadian Deprescribing Network, including UBC TI webinars

August, 2020 - BC government news: Putting patients first: Parties take next step to modernize health professions regulation

August, 2020 - From Prince George Matters News: BC launches survey to measure impact of COVID-19 visit restrictions to seniors care homes

August, 2020 - BC government news: Minister’s statement on release of Workers’ Compensation report

August, 2020 - NUPGE: New poll shows almost universal support for including long-term care under Health Act

August, 2020 - BC government news: BC expands biosimilars program

August, 2020 - MP Duvall responds to BC FORUM letter

August, 2020 - COSCO BC + National Pensioners Federation submits brief to the federal pre-budget consultations regarding the Protection of Seniors in Long Term Care - download and read here

August, 2020 - Horgan government expands ALS drug coverage for British Columbians

August, 2020 - Canadian Health Coalition calls for immediate action on Pharmacare

July, 2020 - WE CAUS Benefit Plans for BC FORUM members updated for 2020

July, 2020 - Protecting yourself from COVID-19 FRAUDS & SCAMS

July, 2020 - Interior getting 495 new long-term care beds

July, 2020 - BC’s strong fiscal response, economic foundation support people

July, 2020 - Seniors reminded of option to defer their property taxes as deadline nears

July, 2020 - B.C. families get additional $450 with boosted climate action tax credit

June, 2020 - Investments mean safer visits at long-term care, seniors’ facilities

June, 2020 - BC’s Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie, issues Statement on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020

June, 2020 - Raising awareness of elder abuse is key to prevention

June, 2020 - Joint statement on BC Seniors’ week from Premier Horgan and MLA Leonard

June, 2020 - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th

June, 2020 - Minimum wage increase exactly what low-income earners need right now: BCFED 

May, 2020 - BC has an historic opportunity to build an economy that works for everyone

May, 2020 - Summer 2020 issue of the Advocate now available

May, 2020 - COSCO releases May 2020 newsletter - download and view here

May, 2020 - Read the CLC’s Labour Priorities for Economic Recovery

May, 2020 - HealthLink BC - 811 - is here to help

May, 2020 - CBC report: “Seniors to receive up to $500 in a one-time payment to offset added costs due to COVID-19”

May, 2020 - MP Peter Julian seeks your support for his petition supporting seniors and people with disabilities

 

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