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Our first Christmas Lunch was a great success. A good time was had by all attendees and the food was fabulous!
Rally At Queen’s Park Protests Proposed Health Care Changes
More than 3,000 people, including dozens of Londoners, have rallied in front of Queen’s Park to protest proposed changes to the province’s health care system. The demonstration, which began at noon on Friday, is in response to concerns the province is looking at contracting hospital services out to private clinics. .
The Congress of Union Retirees of Canada conducts pre-retirement courses in a number of centres for small groups of about 20 people who want to learn more about retirement.
This month congratulations go out to Caspar & Susie Vanderhelm celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.
In one year, UNIFOR has established itself as a force to be reckoned with and a dynamic presence in defending workers' rights and seeking equality for all Canadians.
Join Irene Mathyssen at Saffron`s for a Elegant four course dinner and help support her in her re-election campaign.
The retiree’s executive coordinated with the CURC executive to set up a yearly information booth in the Western Fair Progress building. It was well received and it was wet, London was half drowned that day with torrential downpours!
A year from today, Canada could be in the throes of a federal election. Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have already started laying the groundwork for their re-election campaign, and two important themes are emerging: jobs and the economy.
A key battleground will be Ontario. Our province is vital to Harper’s re-election plans, because it sent plenty of Conservative MPs to Ottawa last time around – enough to give Harper a majority government, despite the fact that the Conservatives flopped completely in Quebec.
Falls prevention isn’t just about stopping falls before they happen. It’s about continuing to enjoy life’s simple moments; it’s about playing with our grandchildren and keeping up with old friends. Most of all, falls prevention is about keeping our independence.
Falls can result in injuries that limit your ability to move and to remain active and independent. Research tells us that 4 of every 10 nursing home admissions are the result of falling.
Hundreds of retirees, students and young workers hold tea party at PC leader Tim Hudak's office, call for vote against PCs
More than 400 retirees, students and young workers held a tea party in protest against PC leader Tim Hudak's platform, which rally participants are saying would amount to deep cuts in health care, public services and jobs. A table with two place settings was set up in front of Tim Hudak's Beamsville constituency office – one for Tim Hudak and the other for those whose concerns are being most ignored – youth and seniors.
Our Final Meeting Before Summer Hiatus