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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:

June, 2018 - It’s time for British Columbians to get what they vote for, says Pro Rep advocates

June, 2018 - Premier John Horgan featured speaker at BC FORUM Annual General Meeting

June, 2018 - BC and Ottawa sign 10 year $1 Billion affordable housing agreement

June, 2018 - Family-and-friend caregivers to receive much-needed relief with expanded supports

June, 2018 - Government’s Rental Housing Task Force needs your input

June, 2018 - National Pensioners Federation publishes June 2018 newsletter

June, 2018 - COSCO BC publishes June 2018 newsletter, now available for download

June, 2018 - Vancouver Coastal Health launches new, 24-hours a day seniors transportation hotline

June, 2018 - Meet n’Greet for Northern Vancouver Island BC FORUM members: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

May, 2018 - BC government launches new bus service for northern half of province

May, 2018 - BC FORUM sends letter of concern to Health Minister Adrian Dix about the recent takeover of Anbang Insurance by the Chinese government regulator

May, 2018 - BC FORUM’s AGM set for Wednesday, June 27, 2018

May, 2018 - BC government’s primary health-care strategy focuses on faster, team-based care

April, 2018 - Good-bye to the discriminatory server wage - BCFED applauds commitment to end lower wages for liquor servers

April, 2018 - Spring 2018 issue of The Advocate now posted on-line

March, 2018 - BC FORUM President Diane Wood emails members about proportional representation *Updated April 20, 2018

March, 2018 - News from the Office of the Premier: New strategy will help more people get the surgeries they need faster

March, 2018 - BCFED calls for labour law reforms to remove barriers for workers to join unions

March, 2018 - Read the latest issue of the National Pensioners Federation newsletter.

February, 2018 - Save the Date for this year’s Miner’s Memorial Weekend Special Anniversary events, June 22nd to 24th: find out more here.

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

 

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BC FORUM Meet and Greet held in Courtenay, June 20/18. At head table is Diane Wood, President, BC FORUM and Crystal McBride, Representative, WE Consulting & Benefits. Photograph taken by Gary Reynolds, BC FORUM member.

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