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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, 2020 - Congress of Union Retirees of Canada (CURC) publishes February newsletter

February, 2020 - BC’s Seniors Advocate releases report on provincial review of contracted long-term care sector

February, 2020 - Premier appoints parliamentary secretary for seniors

February, 2020 - Check our our Events page for important upcoming events!

January, 2020 - Activist group issues press release on Island Health hospital parking lot statistics

December, 2019 - CURC publishes December 2019 newsletter, now available for download

December, 2019 - BC Seniors Advocate releases annual report “Monitoring Seniors Services” for 2018/2019

December, 2019 - Winter 2019 edition of The Advocate now available on-line

December, 2019 - Sister Marion Pollack, BC FORUM Board member, is the CLC’s 2019 Carol McGregor Disability Rights Award winner

December, 2019 - BC FORUM adds new Benefit Plan option, the “Platinum Plan”

November, 2019 - BC FORUM supports continuation and extension of BC Hydro Customer Crisis Fund

October, 2019 - BC Federation of Labour issues boycott call on four luxury hotels in Vancouver

October, 2019 - BC FORUM pens letter to Ministers supporting paid leave for workers experiencing domestic and sexual violence

October, 2019 - 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.

October, 2019 - Statement from BC’s Seniors Advocate on UNIDOP

September, 2019 - BC FORUM submits letter to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

September, 2019 - More choices, stronger protection for people in assisted living

September, 2019 - BC FORUM issues Statement on 2019 International Day of Older Persons

September, 2019 - BC government proclaims October 1st International Day of Older Persons

September, 2019 - Autumn 2019 edition of The Advocate, ‘Federal Election issue’, now available on-line

August, 2019 - Infographic: Making medication safety a priority, from the Deprescribing Network

August, 2019 - BC Hydro applies for lower rates

August, 2019 - New supports help seniors stay connected to their communities - BC Gov’t news release

August, 2019 - Monthly column published by the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Federal Minister of Seniors; August column: Canada’s National Dementia Strategy

August, 2019 - Finance Committee releases report on Budget 2020 Consultation

August, 2019 - BC FORUM sends letter of support to USW Local 1-1937 and striking members working at Western Forest Products

August, 2019 - Volunteer opportunities available with Café Etico

August, 2019 - Landmark ruling by Labour Relations Board a victory for BC’s labour movement

 

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February, 2020 - BC FORUM has signed on to the letter sent to Minister Bill Morneau calling for financial commitments to implement universal, public pharmacare. The letter was signed by PharmaCare Now, a diverse coalition of 150 national and provincial organizations representing health care providers, non-profit organizations, unions, workers, business, seniors and patients from coast to coast .

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