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August, 2010  

CURC calls for improved CPP/QPP and national summit to deal with seniors' issues

The federal government should hold a national summit to hear the views of all stakeholders on the pension crisis, says the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada (CURC). »full story

Saskatchewan retirees support striking casino workers

The Saskatchewan Federation of Union Retirees walked the picket line in support of striking Regina casino workers. »full story

NB retirees must unite, says interim NBFUR pres.

The interim president of the New Brunswick Federation of Union Retirees says retirees must unite to pressure politicians to create policies for seniors. »full story

BC Forum rallies for justice

BC retirees rallied for global justice outside their convention in Vancouver. »full story

PEI retirees jump into pension fight

The PEI Federation of Union Retirees had its founding meeting in April, and wasted no time in jumpring in to the fight to improve pensions. »full story

NS retirees discuss pensions, economy, pharmacare

Guest speakers dwelt on pensions, the economy and pharmacare at the fourth Annual General Meeting of the Nova Scotia Federation of Union Retirees. »full story

OFUR tackles health care crisis

Ontario's union retirees showed their support for striking Steelworkers and heard about the looming crisis in health care at their annual meeting in Sudbury. »full story

Shirley Carr, former CLC president, played key role in anti-free-trade movement

The first woman president of the Canadian Labour Congress passed away in June. Shirley Carr was a passionate defender of women's and workers' rights in Canada and around the world. Labour's campaign against free trade began under her leadership. »full story

Jim MacDonald helped found the Canadian Health Coalition

We mourn the passing of Jim MacDonald. Among his many accomplishments, Jim organized the SOS Medicare conference in 1979 that led to the founding of the Canadian Health Coalition. »full story

Claude Edwards was PSAC's first president

Claude Edwards, a founding member of the Public Service Alliance of Canada and tireless defender of workers' rights, passed away recently. »full story

Wagg family thanks friends, colleagues

The family of the late Larry Wagg sends thanks for the many messages of condolence at the time of Larry's passing. »full story

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