Johnson is proud to offer 50 scholarships valued at $1000 each. The Scholarship Program is open to children and grandchildren of Johnson Affinity group members and Home-Auto cllients. The deadline for application is August 31, 2015.
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The federal government is refusing to negotiate a new health accord with the provinces to replace the one that expired on March 31, 2014.
Cuts to the Canada Health Transfer loom on the horizon. Medicare, as we know it, is at risk! Asking your MP to "Keep the Heart in Medicare" can be easy, interesting — even
fun, if you're armed with a few basic advocacy how-to's and some background information about the issue. You don't have to be an expert, only a concerned constituent. Here's a kit to assist you when talking to your MP about how important our healthcare system is to you.
An Environmental Scan of Public Policy and Programs for Young Aboriginal Children in BC: A Cold Wind Blows
This report written by Kathleen Jamieson has been two years in the writing. It researches policies and programs for Aboriginal Children in BC.
Kathleen has been a member of BCRTA’s joint advocacy committee with COSCO; and she, with Barb Mikulec, authored our Medicare fact sheet.
Her report is very much related to our affiliation with First Call and our concerns for the welfare of our province’s children.
BCRTA members are reminded that Johnson is our insurance broker.
This company has developed a scholarship program that is open to BCRTA members and their families, e.g. grandchildren.
"At Johnson, we understand the challenges faced by students during their pursuit of higher education, and we are proud to offer scholarships to help them achieve their dreams. Since 1998, Johnson has awarded over 1500 scholarships valued at more than $1 million to support young Canadians coast to coast in pursuing their post-secondary education."
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For a list of Canada Pension Plan Payment dates, click here
You have finished your visit and have talked to your MP about protecting and enhancing Medicare. You don't want you and your fellow advocates, nor the issue you have discussed, to be forgotten. This is a kit of information to leave behind for your MP, who, hopefully, will refer to it often after your visit.
It reminds your MP of who you are, the reason for your visit, and some background educational information about the threats to Medicare.