CN Pensioners Associations, Inc.

Executive

President Al Vodden Tel: (780) 489-7027
  1220 Breckenridge Drive NW
  Edmonton, AB T5T 6J8 alvodden@gmail.com
     
Past President Jim Hawthorne Tel: (780) 447-5363
  302,10770 Winterburn Rd
  Edmonton, AB T5S 1T5 jim.hawthorne@telus.net
     
Vice President Bruce Macdonald
 
 
     
Membership Secretary Peter Treloar Tel: (780) 458-0194
  17 Harriot Crt
  St. Albert, AB T8N 6B4 petertre76@gmail.com
     
Recording Secretary Sandra Barnes Tel: (780) 425-0868
  #305, 8340 Jasper Ave. NW
  Edmonton, AB T5H 4C6 barnessg@shaw.ca
     
Treasurer Chris Randall Tel: (780) 430-8680
  #15 - 9 Dechene Rd
  Edmonton, AB T6M 2V1 jwrandall@shaw.ca
     
Director at Large Butch Whiteman Tel: (780) 438-1600
  2419-113 St NW
  Edmonton, AB T6J 4Y7 bwhiteman@shaw.ca
     
Director at Large Paul Hawirko Tel: (780) 489-0615
  16013 - 93 A Ave.
  Edmonton, AB T5R 5J7 phawirko@shaw.ca
     
Director at Large Antoni (Tony) Andrzejewski Tel: (780) 487-3964
 
  andrze@telus.net
     
Director at Large Andy Novak Tel: (780) 456-7289
  14723 117 St.
  Edmonton, AB T5X 1J9 a.d.novak@shaw.ca
     
Director at Large Diana Novak Tel: (780) 456-7289
  14723 117 St.
  Edmonton, AB T5X 1J9 a.d.novak@shaw.ca
     
Director at Large Jules Soetaert
 
  juless@telus.net
     
Director At Large Mary Jean Strachan Tel: (780) 466-0948
  7103 - 97 Ave.
  Edmonton, AB T6B 1C8 maryjeanstrachan@shaw.ca
     
Auditor Joe English Tel: (780) 458-7691
  26 Woodlands Rd
  St Alberta, AB T8N 3M3 jefco@telusplanet.net
     

Constitution

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Edmonton Chapter - 2016



Past President: Jim Hawthorne


Left: Al Vodden
Right: Butch Whiteman

2015 Executive


From left to right: Ines McGowan, Paul Hawirko, Jim Munsey, Jim Hawthorne, Sandra Barnes, Butch Whiteman, Al Vodden, Jules Soetaert, Larry Hurrell, Chris Randall, Andy Novak, Diana Novak. Missing from photo Hugh Critchley and Mary Jean Strachan.

2014 Executive


Front, left to right:

Diana Novak, Andy Novak, Jim Munsey, Paul Hawirko, Al Vodden, Mary Jean Strachan, Butch Whiteman, Hugh Critchley.

Rear, left to right:

Bill Buchanan, Chris Randall, Jim Hawthorne, Ines McGowan, Jules Soetaert, Sandra Barnes.


Benefits of Membership

How to Join

If you are interested in becoming a member please contact Treasurer & Membership Director. Membership costs only $1.00 per month, it can be made as a payroll deduction from your Pension remittance.

You will receive membership cards for both the CN Pensioners' Association and one from the Railway Pensioners' Association, Alberta.

At the age of 85, 90, 95, 100 and anniversaries of 50, 60, 70 - members are sent flowers.

Spouses of members are also members (no extra fee) and welcome /encouraged to come to meetings/events.

Railvets - Edmonton

Currently the Edmonton chapter has 2400 members. Over the years it has been comprised of Pensioners and Survivors of formers employees of CN Rail, NAR, Air Canada, Via Rail, Macdonald Hotel, CP Rail, CNT Telecommunications. It has evolved over the years to the point it now comprises mainly of CN Rail Retirees. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month, except July and August, at the following location.

General Meetings in JANUARY, FEBRUARY, APRIL, MAY, JUNE, SEPTEMBER, NOVEMBER start at 1:30 p.m. These meetings usually consist of short business updates followed by a guest speaker and at the conclusion complimentary beverages and cookies/squares are provided.

Luncheon Meetings in MARCH, OCTOBER start at 11:00 a.m. and are a hot buffet lunch (small charge collected at door).

December meeting/ luncheon
start at 11:00 a.m.
Tickets sold in advance, also available at Oct & Nov meetings.

Day of week: 2nd Wednesday Sept - June
Start time: 1330 except 1100 Mar/Oct/Dec (charge for lunch)

Starting in September 2017, meetings will be held at Chateau Hotel, 13920 - Yellowhead Trail, Edmonton, AB T5L 3C2 www.novahotels.ca

Newsletters

 

Schedule of Events

The Edmonton Chapter meets on the second Wednesday of each month except July and August at the Chateau Nova, Edmonton, AB

Awards

Canadian Railway Hall of Fame


Butch Whiteman (L) and Jim Hawthorne (R) representing the CN Pensioners Association, help Shawn Smith (2nd from L), a director of the Canadian Railway Hall of Fame, present Jim Munsey with a Canadian Railway Hall of Fame induction plaque during a pensioner's meeting in Edmonton May 22, 2009.


Butch Whiteman (L) presents Jim Munsey with an Achievement Certificate from the CN Railway Pensioner's Association that recognizes his induction into the Canadian Railway Hall of Fame during a pensioner's meeting in Edmonton May 22, 2009

Photos by Railway Association of Canada