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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:

January, 2021 - The Decade of Healthy Ageing: a new UN-wide initiative

January, 2021 - Home Owner Grant threshold set for 2021 tax year

December, 2020 - Actions to protect seniors, improve health care helped BC fight global pandemic

December, 2020 - Online applications for BC Recovery Benefit now open

December, 2020 - Disability Tax Credit application deadline Dec. 31st

December, 2020 - Applications for $1,000 BC Recovery Benefit will begin soon

December, 2020 - Virtual Event: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, Sunday December 6th. Register today.

November 26, 2020 - New cabinet focuses on keeping people safe, fighting COVID-19

November, 2020 - CCPA issues “A Higher Standard” Setting federal standards in long term care and continuing care” by Pat Armstrong and Marcy Cohen

November, 2020 - Alert! November 29 is your deadline to file for continued GIS

November, 2020 - BC FORUM issues Winter 2020 edition of The Advocate newsletter

November, 2020 - Did you know you can call 811 24/7 for health advice?

November, 2020 - BC FORUM addresses senior disability benefit discrepancy

November, 2020 - Invitation to join Seniors Care webinar series presented by BC Health Coalition

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

 

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