The Official Newsletter of the BCRTA

A Christmas to Remember

On December 25, 1976, I experienced the real meaning of Christmas…

Speak Up For Pension Security by Dec 21!

The security of our pensions is of highest importance to BCRTA…

BCRTA Advantage Program Offers Shopping Value

BCRTA members are encouraged to view potential savings from our…

Tuned In and Teched Up

Being involved in many organizations, including my role as Rector’s…

Keeping in Touch: BCRTA Online and in Print

The Communications Committee is pleased by the direction in which…

SPECIAL REPORT: ARE BC RETIRED TEACHERS FALLING BEHIND?

The Pension and Benefits Committee was asked by delegates to…

EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION GRANTS PROVIDE LASTING EFFECTS

We have just learned that a 2016 Excellence Award winner…

Proportional Representation: Opinions For and Against

Two BCRTA Members Offer Thoughts on PR British Columbia is having…

Opinion: No, PR is a Bad Idea

  First Past the Post (FPTP) is how BC has voted…

AGM Passes Motion to Study Cost of Living Adjustments

Pension and Benefits Committee to Report on Inflation Protection Members…

2018-2019 BCRTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Delegates to the 2018 AGM elected a new Board of Directors, led…

Collette Offer for BCRTA Members Sept 18-30

Save 10%* on tours to Australia & New Zealand. Two weeks…

The Mystery Teacher Who Gave Him Confidence

Was his extraordinary success based on a lie? Author Michael…

Nelson's Vision

Over the years readers have enjoyed BCRTA member Nelson Winterburn's…

Gordon Smith Gallery Seeks Educators

Volunteer Opportunity: Gallery Attendant at the Gordon Smith…

Summer is Here

Why We Shouldn’t Retire From Our Mid-year Break Do you remember…

Seeking Mentors En Francais

Intéressé(e) à partager votre expérience avec une jeune personne…

Stroke More Deadly for Women: HSF Report

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada recently released a…

Finance Updates June 2018

Growing the membership base was the number one goal of the BCRTA…

Comox Valley Branch Renewed

The Comox Valley RTA Executive: (left to right) Treasurer…

Canadian Medical Association Seniors Survey

The national body of retired teachers ACER-CART is notifying…

Roger Wong

PostScript Magazine is pleased to introduce Dr. Roger Wong as…

Strategic Plan Update May 2018

BCRTA’s 1st Vice-President Provides Insight Into Recent Initiatives Why…

Target Versus Defined Benefit Plans

Target Benefit Plans and Defined Benefit Plans: What is the Difference? Dale…

BCRTA Hires Executive Director

The BCRTA’s Board of Directors are very happy to announce that…

Stay On The Road

Johnson 2018 Scholarship Applications

With a Johnson scholarship behind you, you have everything in…

Insurance Alternatives

BCRTA members consistently rank Extended Health Care and other…

Partner Mailing Update

One of the benefits of belonging to BCRTA is access to the Member…

Lobby on the Hill

For a number of years now the Canadian Health Coalition (CHC)…

More Online Resources in Development

After a successful launch of our new BCRTA website, we are moving…

Formerly Liaison Priorities

Executive and Board Highlights for October 2017

The Executive and BCRTA Board of Directors met on Wednesday,…

Communications Takes on New Forms

NEW SHAPE OF THE COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE by Bob Taverner, Committee…

Excellence in Public Education Committee Announces Golden Star Winner

Excellence in Public Education Committee November 2017 At our…

Finance Committee to Review Procedures

Finance Committee Report The BCRTA is committed to supporting…

Heritage Committee Approves Grants

Heritage Committee Report Barb Mikulec, chair At our October…

Membership Committee Recommends Extension of Free First Year

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS CONTINUATION OF FIRST-TIME COMPLIMENTARY…

Well-being Committee Formed

BCRTA forms New Committee The inaugural meeting of the Well-being…