Shuswap and District branch of BCRTA
cancel 'To Hell with the Bell' lunch out of respect for active colleagues.
Instead will be on the picket line with the former colleagues.
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.
BCRTA's own JoAnn Lauber was elected the President of the Canadian Association of Retired Teachers.
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.
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."