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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, 2018: Protein for People now “The Union Protein Project”

February, 2018 - Throne Speech builds solid foundation to make life better, more affordable for BC workers

February, 2018 - Government to cover prescriptions for lowest income earners

February, 2018 - BC Fair PharmaCare announcement: An important step towards fairness and affordability

February, 2018 - Three-year wait for $15 minimum wage disappointing, says BC Fed

February, 2018 - Vancouver Sun Opinion piece: “It’s time to fix BC’s broken democracy’

February, 2018 - Canada’s unions unite with employers, doctors and retirees to call for pharmacare

February, 2018 - Seniors activist Lorraine Logan passes away

February, 2018 - Appointment of new labour board chair, Jacquie de Aguayo, will restore fairness, balance at LRB says BC Fed

February, 2018 - Find out more about deprescribing.org

February, 2018 - BC FORUM submits Poverty Reduction Strategy for Seniors to the BC government

February, 2018 - CUPE BC Newsletter: Shaking up the house, collective action leads to progressive change at PBC

January, 2018 - Injured workers will benefit from enhanced WCB funding for advocacy and support

January, 2018 - National Pensioners Federation seeking stories of aggressive sales practices to seniors by wireless, phone, internet and TV providers

January, 2018 - Critical worker shortages in seniors care drive recruitment campaign

January, 2018 - Pharmacare: A Plan for Everyone Town Hall meetings in Surrey & Vancouver taking place in February

December, 2017 - Read the National Pensioners Federation Newsletter published December 2017

December, 2017 - Stop Bill C-23 ILWU Rally Saturday December 16 in Vancouver

December, 2017 - Seniors Advocate releases 3rd Annual Report: Monitoring Seniors’ Services 2017

December, 2017 - Winter 2017 issue of The Advocate now available on-line

December, 2017 - Dinner Educational on Taking Action on Violence Against Women. Everyone welcome. Find out more here.

December, 2017 - End Violence Against Women Candle-light Vigil at Holland Park in Surrey December 6th

November, 2017 - BC Fed urges Fair Wages Commission to reach $15/hour by January 2019 and eliminate exemptions

November, 2017 - BC FORUM sends submission to Fair Wages Commission supporting $15/hr minimum wage

October, 2017 - SIGN the petition today to protect our pensions in cases of bankruptcies or corporate restructuring

September, 2017 - Autumn 2017 issue of “The Advocate” now available on-line

September, 2017 - BC NDP budget update brings relief for working families

September, 2017 - BC Fed News Release: Throne speech highlights new approach that puts people first

September, 2017 - New office hours for BC FORUM now in effect

August, 2017 - Changes at Labour Relations Board and Employment Standards Tribunal

August, 2017 - CALL TO ACTION: Working People Stand Up Against Racism Rally taking place on Saturday, August 19th at Vancouver City Hall

August, 2017 - Summer 2017 Newsletter issued from the Office of the Seniors Advocate

August, 2017 - Labour Relations Board sanctions Pacific Blue Cross

August, 2017 - Pacific Blue Cross harming its brand with lockout

August, 2017 - BCFED welcomes the re-establishment of a BC Human Rights Commission

 

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Photo taken at the BC Health Coalition Regional Gathering/Oct. 2017 Conference & AGM. Agnes Jackman, BC FORUM Regional Rep. for Vancouver speaking and to her right, Barb Mikulec, BC FORUM Board Member.

Photo credit Josh Berson www.bersonphoto.com.

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