The Official Newsletter of the BCRTA

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…

BCRTA Meets Active Teachers

The BCRTA had a very effective presence at the March Annual General…

Excellence in Education Update

The Excellence Committee asks Branches to remind teachers in…

Heritage Fund Recipient Wins Award

The Heritage Committee reported that one of the recipients of…

Finance Committee March Report

Committee Members:  Grace Wilson,  Bob Taverner,  Stefan Cieslik,…

Heritage Updates Application Criteria

The Heritage Committee has updated their criteria and grant applications…

Membership Means Savings

The BCRTA is living in interesting times!  Our First Year complimentary…

Green Shield Plan Questions

The BCRTA office staff are spending quite a bit of time dealing…

Bill C27 - Still a Threat?

Bill C27 Update January 2018 Should the BCRTA still be concerned…

Bill C27 Activity Summary Report January 2018

BCRTA Pension Advocacy Activity Regarding Bill C27 Contacts…

Pension and Benefits Committee Update Jan 2018

The committee made these recommendations that were passed by…

Well-being Updates

The Well-Being committee will be providing four pages of articles…

Membership Initiatives

This year’s “complimentary first year membership” campaign…

Communications Update

The November meeting of the Communications Committee was largely…

The TPP Cost of Living Increase is 1.6%

While the Board of Trustees hasn’t approved any cost of…

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…