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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:

February, 2017 - BC NDP Health Forum featuring MLA Judy Darcy, Cranbrook Feb 26

February, 2017 - Better Can Happen Here Political Action Training Workshops taking place around BC

February, 2017 - Throne speech glosses over fundamental social, economic problems for working people in BC, says BC Fed

February, 2017 - Canada's Health Coalitions release joint statement on bilateral health deals

February, 2017 - MLA Judy Darcy featured speaker at Health Forums to take place in Port Moody and Maple Ridge

February, 2017 - ‘Better can happen here’ events now posted on BC FORUM website

February, 2017 - BC Seniors Advocate releases survey report on HandyDart

February, 2017 - BC Care Providers Association release “Strengthening Seniors Care” report, a made-in-BC roadmap and calling on the government for increases in funding for seniors’ care

February, 2017 - BC NDP Health Forums coming to Kamloops and Vernon, Feb. 5th and 6th

January, 2017 - HEU’s Whiteside pens op-ed highlighting crisis with understaffing in seniors residential care; help spread the word

January, 2017 - BC Seniors Advocate updates comprehensive directory for residential care facilities

January, 2017 - Clark jobs update offers little optimism for many BC workers, says BC Fed

January, 2017 - BCFORUM encourages members to support “Have a Heart Day” on February 14th, Valentine’s Day

January, 2017 - BC Health Coalition launches Election website

January, 2017 - The Women’s March on Washington: Vancouver event taking place on Saturday, January 21, 2017

December, 2016 - Winter 2016 issue of the Advocate, BC FORUM’s newsletter, now available ONLINE

December, 2016 - Fraser Institute report highlights benefits of union membership

December, 2016 - Trudeau to meet with provincial and territorial leaders to talk health care this week: SEND A LETTER TODAY

November, 2016 - Canada’s unions call anti-pension bill C-27 a betrayal

November, 2016 - Stephen Lewis Foundation issues Fall 2016 Newsletter “Grassroots”

October, 2016 - Vancouver Town Hall Meeting: Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Bad Deal for Canada; taking place on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown Hotel in Burnaby

October, 2016 - Help raise funds to support the VanGoGos Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign and get unique items at their Chritmas Craft Fairs taking place in November and December in the lower mainland

October , 2016 - Watch the Fight for $15 Minimum Wage video here

October, 2016 - Canadian Medical Association’s “Demand-A-Plan” recommends actions to improve seniors care in Canada

October, 2016 - BC Fed calls for good jobs, good wages action plan

October, 2016 - The BC Employment Standards Coalition is seeking workers to “Tell Us About Your Bad Job” - meetings taking place in October in the Lower Mainland. Find out more here.

October, 2016 - Town Hall Meeting “Let's Talk About Housing” with MLAs Wickens, Eby and Robinson, October 4th

October, 2016 - October 1st is International Day of Older Persons

September, 2016 - BC Health Coalition needs your signatures for important petitions!!

September, 2016 - Trudeau Liberals’ temporary foreign worker changes favour employers: BC Federation of Labour

September, 2016 - Horgan plan will break transportation gridlock in Lower Mainland: BC Federation of Labour

September, 2016 - Small increase in minimum wage will leave 500,000 BC workers earning poverty wages: BC Federation of Labour

September, 2016 - Pharmacare 2020: The Future of Drug Coverage in Canada


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BC FORUM president Diane Wood with Miriam Olney, Secretary, at the BC FORUM booth at the Harrison Hot Springs CLC Pacific Region Winter School, January 2017.

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