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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:

February, 2021 - Vancouver’s 411 Seniors Centre holding annual tax clinic

February, 2021 - Pharmacare vote e-watch party and post-vote Zoom rally on Feb. 24

February, 2021 - Canada’s Minister of Seniors to hold virtual tax information session and you’re invited

February, 2021 - BC FORUM makes submission to federal pre-budget consultation

February, 2021 - Family Caregivers of BC issues winter newsletter - read it here

February, 2021 - National Pensioners Federation publishes December, 2020, newsletter

February, 2021 - COVID-19 ICBC customer rebates to average $190

February, 2021 - Information about how to get registered for the COVID-19 vaccine

February, 2021 - Service BC welcomes Health Insurance BC to provincial contact centre

January, 2021 - BC FORUM submits feedback to Expert Panel on Housing Supply and Affordability

January, 2021 - BC FORUM’s COVID-19 Resources updated

January, 2021 - BC takes next steps to protect people with COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan

January, 2021 - Join the JANUARY 28th E-RALLY to show your support for Bill C-213, with special guest speakers: RSVP required

January, 2021 - Tell your MP to vote YES to Bill C-213 - The Canada Pharmacare Act

January, 2021 - Training more health-care assistants to support BC’s seniors

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

 

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February, 2021 - Bill C-213 Pharmacare Act: Sign the petition! Join the vote watch party and post-vote rally by Zoom.

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