The Official Newsletter of the BCRTA

Tax Tips for the 2021 Tax Year

As you get ready to file your 2021 taxes, make note that the…

Golden Star Awards Deadline April 15, 2022

The Excellence in Public Education Committee has been exploring…

Sleep and Your Health

BCRTA Well-being Committee Chair Pat Thiesen interviews Chantale…

What We Want for Christmas

What do you want for Christmas? As years go by I have learned…

BCRTA’s Al Cornes Named to TPP Board

At the request of BCRTA, the BC Teachers’ Federation recently…

Excellence in Public Education Committee Supports “the Human Conversation”

CELEBRATING TEACHING This year the Excellence in Public…
Travel Insurance Comparison

Compare Travel Insurance Plans

A brief overview of the newly offered Green Shield Travel Insurance versus the BCRTA Johnson Travel Insurance Plans.
BCRTA's Well-being Committee educates and advocates

BCRTA’s Well-being Committee Spans Education and Advocacy

BCRTA’s mission is to promote the well-being of our members…

2021-2022 Board: Continuity and New Faces

NEW AND RETURNING DIRECTORS The 76th Meeting of the BCRTA…

2021 Conference A Success

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS WOW ATTENDEES BCRTA’s Conference 2021 continued…

Finance Update November 2021

The Finance Committee met for the first time this fiscal year…

Linda Fawcus on Cyber Wellness – Tech for Retirees

2021 Conference Presentation Linda Fawcus is the founder…

2021 Golden Star Awards – Interviews

2021 Conference Presentation The Chair of BCRTA's Excellence…

2021 PostScript Excellence Awards

2021 Conference Presentation Each year at our conference,…

Brian Minter – Reconnecting People to Plants, Wildlife and the Planet

2021 Conference Presentation Brian Minter is Canada's most…

Dr. James McCormack on the Science of Nutrition: Myths and Fact

2021 Conference Presentation Dr. James McCormack is a professor…

Membership Awards 2021

2021 Conference Presentation BCRTA Director Dave Scott presents…
Canada's Federal Election

Senior’s Issues in the 2021 Federal Election – A Guide

Download this helpful guide on Seniors' issues in Canada's 2021 Federal Election.

What’s Up with Extended Health Coverage?

It's time for better EHC for retirees. Complete BCRTA's five minute survey to tell us about your EHC experience. We're listening!

Excellence in Public Education Update June 2021

For a second year, public health restrictions due to COVID- 19…

Protecting Public Health Care – Make the Pledge

The BCRTA board has moved to contribute a grant of $5000 in support…

Homeowner Grant Changes 2021 and other Well-being News

The Well-being committee is presently working on a number of…

TAX TIPS for the 2020 Tax Year

Once again we present BCRTA members a guide to help you make…

Immunization Registration

Source: Government of BC Vaccine Information https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/vaccines We…

Census 2021 Opportunities

As retirees many of us are looking for opportunities to become…

Coffee Contest a Hit – Big Turnout for Online Christmas Event

BCRTA offered members a chance to have “coffee with a friend”…

Excellence in Public Education February 2021

GOLDEN STAR AWARDS 2021 The committee asks Branch presidents…

BCRTA Continues Efforts in Support of Pharmacare

The establishment of Universal Pharmacare is an advocacy goal…

BCRTA Member Discounts on Perkopolis

As a member of BCRTA, you are entitled to discount offers from…

ACER-CART Feb 2021

Here is the latest news from our national organization of retired…

BC Recovery Benefit

Check to see if you qualify. The BC Recovery Benefit (the…

Teachers’ Pension Plan Update: Sustainability in These Times

Here are some highlights of the recently released 2019 Annual…

Christmas Greeting 2020 from President Grace Wilson

There is something magical about the holiday season: our…
Travel Insurance Comparison

DEC 2020 Travel Insurance Set to Resume – Important Details

It is renewal season for all Johnsons’ Medoc and Prestige policy…