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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:

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

April, 2020 - BC FORUM joins the CLC campaign and pens letter to the Canadian Pharmacists Association regarding dispensing fees

April, 2020 - BC Fed’s Laird Cronk Op/Ed: From banging pots and pans: Let’s build a future that delivers more for all working people

April, 2020 - From the Globe and Mail newspaper: Inside the negotiation of Canada's super-sized coronavirus bailout, published April 27, 2020

April, 2020 - CCPA: It’s time to end profit-making in seniors’ care

April, 2020 - Seniors’ groups ask the Federal Government to protect vulnerable seniors

April, 2020 - Premier’s task force to support BC economy during, after COVID-19

April, 2020 - News 1130 reports “More Canadians can now apply for Emergency Response Benefit, PM says”

April, 2020 - National Pensioners Federation ramps up Pension Protection campaign - JOIN TODAY!

April, 2020 - BC FORUM supports interest rate relief during COVID-19 pandemic

April, 2020 - Canadian Consumers Demand Internet, Wireless COVID-19 Relief

April, 2020 - New emergency supports for province’s most vulnerable

April, 2020 - Canadian Labour Congress standing up for workers with online COVID-19 Resources

April, 2020 - 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.

April, 2020 - COVID-19: CLC president, Hassan Yussuff, delivers personal message and invitation to survey

 

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August, 2020 - BC FORUM writes to Prime Minister Trudeau about 2019 election promise to increase OAS and CPP.

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