CURC’s 10th Constitutional Convention (2011)

CURC’s 10th Constitutional Convention is being held at the CAW Family Education Centre in Port Elgin, ON, Oct. 12-14, 2011.

With this year’s focus on the increasingly important issue of home care, CURC webcasted a live presentation of our panel of experts Oct. 12, with the help of the audio-visual staff at the CAW Centre. Please see the links below for reports and video.

As the convention unfolds, check this page for links to updated news and documentation.

Convention News

Home-care panel urges fight for public system
Delegates pay tribute to Layton, Wagg, Riche
Canada needs active union retirees more than ever: Kerwin
CLC won’t give up on pension fight: Yussuff
CURC commits to continuing pension fight
Buchanan delivers blueprint for area councils
Tories fund corporate tax cuts with seniors’ poverty
Pensioners bear the brunt of corporate bankruptcy
CURC resolutions address retiree concerns
Innovative technique gets everyone involved in debate

Convention Documents

Home Care: Summary document
Home Care: “Aging in Place:” Piecing the Puzzle (CURC draft policy paper, 2011)
Home Care: “Aging in Place:” Putting it Together – Provincial Summary Part 1 (A summary of provincial policy in home care)
Home Care: “Aging in Place:” Putting it Together – Provincial Summary Part 2 (Charges for home care by province)

Past Conventions

9th Constitutional Convention, Oct. 6-8, 2009, Ottawa ON