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2016 Ottawa Pre-Retirement Courses announced

April 6th, 2016

The Ottawa Area Council of CURC has announced 2016 Pre-Retirement Courses in May and November.

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Sarnia CURC supports Real Canadian Superstore strikers

July 8th, 2015

Ted Hext and striking UFCW members July 8, 2015 – Sarnia Area President Ted Hext was among those out in support of the striking UFCW Sisters and Brothers at the Real Canadian Superstore in Sarnia. Most of these workers make minimum wage or just above, but most disturbing is that the company was offering 20% […]

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Seniors Vote meets with political parties

May 4th, 2015

Photos from the Apr. 20 meeting of the constituent organizations of Seniors Vote with representatives from all political parties.

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45 attend London pre-retirement course

April 27th, 2015

  On April 25 and 26, 2015, The London, Woodstock, St. Thomas, Stratford and Ingersoll Area Council of CURC held a very successful pre-retirement course for 45 people from a variety of unions: ONA, OPSEU, PSAC, COPE,  OSSTF, a couple from Kelloggs and a couple of non-union participants. Anne Spenser who is CURC Benefits Consultant […]

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Two million seniors demand action on a seniors’ agenda

April 10th, 2015

A coalition of seniors’ organizations, including CURC, is calling on finance ministers to deal with seniors’ issues in the upcoming federal budget.

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CURC holds largest ever convention

November 5th, 2013

The Congress of Union Retirees of Canada marked its 20th Anniversary with its largest convention ever. The opening night panel featured Ed Broadbent and Hassan Yussuff. It was webcast in both English and French. Six hundred people followed on line and submitted questions. Videos of presentations by Broadbent and Yussuff will be posted on the […]

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CUPE aids push on finance ministers for CPP reform

May 5th, 2013

Canada’s largest union has added its voice to the urgent call for reforms to the Canada Pension Plan. Read more to find out how you can get involved.

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Get involved! CUPE campaign outlines activities

May 5th, 2013

How to organize around the meeting of Canada’s finance ministers in June. Join CUPE and the CLC in fighting for reform of the Canada Pension Plan.

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No false conflict between generations, CURC finds

June 19th, 2012

There were no signs of the false conflict between young and old over pensions when the CURC Executive met Canadian Federation of Students President Adam Awad in June.

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Minister urges CURC to lobby provinces on pension reforms

June 19th, 2012

During a meeting in June, CURC Executive members reminded Minister of State for Finance Ted Menzies that they had appeared before him when he did his cross-country tour on pensions and appreciated his willingness to hear everyone’s point of view. He acknowledged that he was constantly learning more information about the issue. He had been […]

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