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August, 2018 - Congress of Union Retirees of Canada: British Columbia Seniors want stronger national coordination from CURC
July, 2018 - B.C.’s seniors advocate says shortage of care aides due to low wages, not supply - from Global News
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, download and read here
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
April, 2018 - SAVE THE DATE for BC FORUM’s Annual General Meeting: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
April, 2018 - Day of Mourning events taking place around the province on Saturday, April 28th
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: 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 - Canada’s unions unite with employers, doctors and retirees to call for pharmacare
February, 2018 - Seniors activist Lorraine Logan passes away
February, 2018 - BC FORUM submits Poverty Reduction Strategy for Seniors to the BC government
February, 2018 - Appointment of new labour board chair, Jacquie de Aguayo, will restore fairness, balance at LRB says BC Fed
January, 2018 - Injured workers will benefit from enhanced WCB funding for advocacy and support
January, 2018 - Critical worker shortages in seniors care drive recruitment campaign