May 4th, 2015
Seniors Vote meets with political parties
On April 20, CURC, along with other seniors’ organizations participating in Seniors Vote, met representatives from all political parties. Conservatives were represented by the communications director for Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors; NDP by Irene Mathyssen, seniors critic, and John Rafferty, pensions critic; Liberals by John McCallum, seniors critic, and Hedy Fry, health critic; and the Green Party by its leader Elizabeth May.
Seniors’ groups endorsing Seniors Vote meet Apr. 20 to hear spokespeople from the federal parties. At the head of the table in that photo are seated, left to right, Ann Sutherland Boal of the Canadian Nurses Association, Susan Eng of CARP, Pat Kerwin of CURC, Herb John of the National Pensioners Federation and John Anderson of the Canadian Alliance of United Seniors.
NDP Pensions Critic John Rafferty chats with CURC President Pat Kerwin.
CURC Treasurer Lucienne Bahuaud talks with Green Party Leader Elizabeth May.
NDP Seniors Critic Irene Mathyssen talks with Herb John of the National Pensioners Federation.
NDP and Liberal MPs were at the table for the Apr. 20 Seniors Vote meeting.