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  • Local Council C2 | cnpensioners.org

    Barrie Council (C2) Barrie Council Facebook Page Council Executive President Bob Haggart ​ 1st Vice-President Gerald Lipnicky ​ 2nd Vice-President Ms Mae Harasymiw ​ Secretary Linda Johnston ​ Treasurer Wayne Eva ​ Past President Charles Surgenor ​ Membership Chair Gerald Lipnicky ​ Newsletter Editor Gerald Lipnicky ​ OPC Delegate (1) Bob Haggart ​ OPC Delegate (2) Gerald Lipnicky ​ OPC Alternate Delegate Peter Sudeyko ​ Council Meetings ​ When: Fourth Wednesday of the month, September to June Exceptionally, December meeting is held second Friday of December Where: Allandale Recreation Centre, 190 Bayview Dr, Barrie, ON L4N 4Y8

  • Local Council A2 | cnpensioners.org

    Campbellton Council (A2) Council Executive President Robert Chiasson ​ Vice President Edgar Godin ​ Treasurer Jean-Louis Fournier ​ Secretary George Giroux ​ Delegate Edgar Godin ​

  • Local Council A10 | cnpensioners.org

    Sydney Council #6 (A10) Council Executive President Donald McKenna ​ Vice President Vacant ​ Secretary/Treasurer Alexander (Sandy) Jackson ​ Social Committee John Morrison ​

  • Provincial Services | cnpensioners.org

    National & Provincial Services for Seniors The federal and provincial governments provide a wide variety of services for seniors. Click on the links below to find out more details Federal Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Old Age Security (OAS), Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), Pension Splitting, Dental Services, etc. Newfoundland & Labrador Seniors Low Income Supplement, Accessible Vehicle Funding, Drug Assistance plan for low income residents, Disabled Persons benefits Nova Scotia Seniors Pharmacare, Age Tax Credit, Affordable Living Tax Credit Quebec Flu Vaccination, Some Hearing and Visual Aid Devices, Eye Exams, Physical Deficiency Devices, Shelter Allowance Program, Tax Credits for Home Services Manitoba Adult Learning, Palliative Care Drug Access Program Manitoba Income Supplement, Rent Assist, Manitoba Family, Personal and Caregiver Tax Credits, Seniors School Tax Credit, Geriatric Programs, Seniors Eyeglass Programs and Exams, Pharmacare, Cancer Drug Program, Manitoba Emergency Repair Program for Homeowners, Free Fishing License Alberta Alberta Seniors Benefit Income Supplement Program, Special Needs Assistance, Dental & Optical Assistance, Property Tax Deferral Program, Home Adaptation & Repair Program, Aids to Daily Living, Prescription Drug & Extended Health Care coverage for seniors (Alberta Blue Cross) Prince Edward Island Property Tax Deferral, Seniors Home Repair Program, Adult Immunizations New Brunswick Low Income Seniors Benefit, Property Tax Deferral Program, Drug Plan for Seniors, Low Income Energy Savings Program, Health Services Program Ontario Property Tax Grant – Senior/Disabled Property Tax Relief, Low-Income Energy Assistance Program, Disability Home and Vehicle Modification Program, Colon Cancer Check, Immunizations, Eye Exams, Ontario Drug Benefit Program, Diabetic Testing Agents, Assistive Devices Program Saskatchewan Sask. Drug Program, Seniors Income Plan, Care at Home and Outside the Hospital, Rental Housing Assistance, Personal Home Care Benefit, Palliative Care Drug Program British Columbia Property Tax Deferral Program, Pharmacare Drug Program, Seniors Property Tax Rebate, Discounted BC Ferries, Transit Fees, Home Adaptation Grants, Medical Travel Assistance, Immunizations, Home Renovation Credit

  • Discounts - Rocky Mountaineer | cnpensioners.org

    Rocky Mountaineer CN Retiree Discounts Rocky Mountaineer invites you to experience their four unforgettable routes. ​ Rocky Mountaineer is pleased to offer our rail partners reduced rate options. We offer this when space allows, as we feel it is important for you to personally experience our trains and their amenities. Bookings are subject to the regular Rocky Mountaineer Terms and Conditions, including cancellation policy. This reduced rate program is only available to CN Employees including retirees and bookings must be paid for immediately by credit card. The reduced rate is valid for the Rail Employee and one travel companion. All reduced rate requests are subject to the following terms and conditions: reduced rate space is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time with, or without notice. Rocky Mountaineer reserves the right to add, change or modify reduced rate conditions at any time, without notification, other restrictions apply. ​ ​ Rocky Mountaineer is pleased to offer these reduced rates for the 2024 season ​ Vacation Packages 15% discount off the full retail rate on any available date when booked more than 45 days to departure Two & Three-Day Rail – SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf Service* 20% discount off the full retail rate on any available date *Overnight accommodation included; one night in Kamloops for Journey Through the Clouds and First Passage to the West; one night in Quesnel and Whistler for Rainforest to Gold Rush; one night in Glenwood Springs for Rockies to the Red Rocks. These rates are applicable to our Canadian and American Southwest routes. Discounted reservations are non-commissionable and cannot be combined with any other promotional discounts. Gratuities are extra and are not discounted. Deposit is required at time of booking and full payment of the balance is required 60 days before departure. All bookings are subject to the full booking terms and conditions which are available at rockymountaineer.com/terms-conditions . Additional conditions apply. To book, contact the Rocky Mountaineer Vacation Consultants at the numbers below. You will be required to fax or email proof of your CNPA membership prior to the discount being applied to your reservation. ​ Toll-Free USA & Canada: 1.877.460.3200 Toll-Free Australia: 1 800 821 531 Toll-Free New Zealand: 00 800 0606 7372 Toll-Free United Kingdom: 0 800 088 5541 International: 1.604.606.7245 ​ Email: reservations@rockymountaineer.com Hours of Operation: Sunday 08:00–22:00 PT, Monday to Thursday 06:00–22:00 PT, Friday 06:00–19:00 PT, Saturday 08:00–16:00 PT

  • Quebec Over 65 | cnpensioners.org

    Coverage for Quebec Pensioners Under 65 Effective January 1, 2022, the Health Care Plan for CN Pensioners no longer offered health care coverage for Quebec pensioners under the age of 65. However, the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) has advised that CN Quebec Pensioners under the age of 65 are eligible to join RAMQ's Public Prescription Drug Insurance Plan (RAMQ's Plan) as of January 1, 2022, which may provide significant premium savings to you. ​ ​ Why This Change ​ In 2019, RAMQ reviewed the participation terms for the Health Care Plan for CN Pensioners and thereafter revised the eligibility requirements to join RAMQ's Plan. Understanding the potential for premium savings under RAMQ's Plan, the CNPA decided to cancel access to the Health Care Plan for CN Pensioners to allow unrestricted potential access to RAMQ's Plan. Of course, under provincial regulations, Quebec pensioners under age 65 cannot opt for RAMQ's Plan if they are eligible for another private group benefits plan that covers prescription drugs. About RAMQ's Plan and Rules In Quebec, all residents are required to have prescription drug coverage. Coverage is available through RAMQ's Plan or through private group benefits plans provided by an employer or association. If you have access to a private group benefits plan that covers prescription drugs, you must be covered by that plan. Your spouse and dependent children must also be covered by that plan if they are under 65. At age 65, all Quebecers are automatically registered for RAMQ's Plan, and you have the choice to be covered by that plan only, by a private group benefits plan that covers prescription drugs or a combination of both. RAMQ provides Comprehensive Drug Coverage - Lower Premiums - Premiums paid directly through income taxes Joining RAMQ is easy. Registration can be completed by: Telephone at 1-800-561-9749, or Online: http://www.ramq.gouv.qc.ca/en/citizens/prescription-drug-insurance What happens if I am over 65 when I retire or will be turning 65 ​ The Health Care Plan for CN Pensioners has been maintained and is available for those who are over age 65 where different rules apply. Eligible CN Pensioners and their spouses will have the option to join the Health Care Plan for CN Pensioners (or stay in the RAMQ's Plan at that time or both). This would be a one-time choice you will have to make when you reach age 65, and you should receive communication from CN Pension & Benefits Administration (1-800-361-0739) in advance of your 65th birthday or with your retirement package after 65. To see the CNPA Health Care Plan coverage and Premium rates in advance, please see the information found elsewhere in the Health Care section. ​ Optional Extended Health Care Coverage ​ As RAMQ's Plan only covers prescription drugs that are listed on the RAMQ formulary, you may choose to buy an optional individual extended health care coverage available from various National or Quebec insurance providers to meet your additional needs. You may also click on these links to see examples of available optional coverage, but you may choose any insurance provider that meets your needs. ​ Blue Cross Health insurance for retirees and those planning retirement Mercer Retiree Solution and to apply click here ​ ​

  • Local Council A9 | cnpensioners.org

    St. John's Branch (A9) Council Executive President Wayne Greenland ​ Vice President Hubert Butt ​ Treasurer William J. Penney ​ Secretary Wayne Greenland ​ Past President Graham Hill ​ Alt National Director Graham Hill ​ National Council Rep Wayne Greenland ​ Director June Churchill King ​ Director Bill Penny ​ Director Harold Piercey ​ Director Vic Wiseman ​ Director Bob Grouchy ​ Director Wayne Greenland ​ Director Graham Hill ​ Director Anne Peddle ​ Auditor Art King ​

  • Local Council E6 | cnpensioners.org

    Nanaimo Council (E6) Council Executive President Len Townsend ​ Vice-President Mike Englehart ​ Secretary-Treasurer Mike Englehart ​ Past President Bill Kritsch ​ Director Donalda Lapointe ​ Director Loretta Bauer ​

  • Local Council B10 | cnpensioners.org

    Conseil de Rivière-Du-Loup (B10) Council Executive Président Normand Levesque Tel: (418) 862-9549 Vice-président Louis Bouchard Tel: (418) 863-4347 Secrétaire Irma Imbeault Tel: (418) 498-3041 Trésorier Pierre Moreau Tel: (418) 498-3041 Directeur Reginald Ouellet Tel: (514) 880-6254 Directeur Rene Pelletier Tel: (418) 867-2302 Directeur Gilles Morin Tel: (418) 862-3195

  • Newsletters | cnpensioners.org

    CNPA National Newsletters Greetings From Your Editor ​ As editor for the national newsletter, our focus is to strive for continuous improvement in delivering an informative and interesting newsletter to you. Our newsletter is issued and mailed to you three times per year (Spring, Summer and Winter) as well as posted to our website. However, we do require your assistance. We are always on the lookout for stories of interest - and that's where you come in. If you have a story you would like to share, please email your story to your respective regional representative. Contact information for the regional newsletter reps can be found in our national newsletters. ​We ask that all submissions be sent in electronically as a Word document. If you have a photo to go with it, please attach it separately to your email and list the names of all those in the photo. It is important that the photo be of high quality for printing purposes. Occasionally we will be sending out a survey looking for your feedback as well - what kind of articles would you like to see? E.g. personal stories, issues affecting pensioners such as health care and pensions, historical photos and stories, etc. Your feedback is important to us and will help us to serve you better. ​ Steve Mihell Editor newsletters@cnpensioners.org Deadline for Articles : Spring Edition - January 31 Summer Edition - June 30 Winter Edition - September 30 National Newsletters Spring 2024 Winter 2023 Summer 2023 Spring 2023 Winter 2022 Summer 2022 Spring 2022 Winter 2021 Summer 2021 Regional & Local Newsletters ​​ Regional & Local Newsletters are available for some councils. If so, they are found and can be viewed by visiting the Regional or Local Council page.

  • Quebec Scholarships | cnpensioners.org

    CNPA Quebec Luc Grenier Trade Bursary Purpose To assist financially in the educational pursuit and career development of the families of CNPA contributing members residing in the Province of Québec. Objective One $1,500 trade bursary to be awarded to students registered in a Québec recognized School to have a trade, commencing with the fall 2024 school year. ​ Eligibility Children, Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren (includes legally adopted and step children) of supporting members of the CN Pensioners’ Association who are in good standing for at least one year prior to date of bursary application and residing in the Province of Québec at the time of the application.* ​ * Definition of supporting members as per Article IV Membership Item 4.02(e) of the Constitution and Bylaws of the National Council of CN Pensioners Association Inc. Key Dates Program Opens - April 15, 2024 Application Deadline - August 15, 2024 Winner Contacted - By the end of the first week of September 2024 ​The 2024 Luc Grenier Trade Bursary, sponsored by the Quebec Council of the CN Pensioners, will be open online to Applicants effective April 15, 2024. Applications will once again be accepted by email only and must include all scanned or electronic supporting documentation as one complete PDF file. The application package must be received no later than August 15, 2024. Please read all the instructions, terms and conditions and submission requirements carefully before emailing your submissions, as incomplete submissions will be rejected. Please ensure you use the current application form below as the form has changed from previous years. Winners of the annual program are announced in the annual Winter edition of the National Newsletter. 2023 Bursary Winners NOTE: This bursary is subject to approval on a yearly basis at the Annual General Meeting of the Executives of the Québec Region. Bursary Documents Application Terms & Conditions / Completion Instructions

  • Discounts - Holo Alert | cnpensioners.org

    Holo Alert 24/7 Medical Alert Protection Experience peace of mind with Holo Alert, Canada's leading medical alert system. Our devices are easy to use, comfortable, and offer crucial features like automatic fall detection and GPS location capability. With 24/7 monitoring, help is always just a button press away. Holo Alert, your reliable companion for independent living, working Canada-wide for your safety. ​ Holo Alert, is a provider of Medical Alert and Fall Detection devices with the following features: Emergency alert button for events requiring medical assistance Automatic fall detection for emergencies where the button cannot be pressed Two way voice communication directly through the device during an emergency Cellular network coverage throughout Canada & US, no personal cellphone required GPS enabled to provide emergency response personnel with your precise location Water resistant allowing for usage in the shower or bath Multiple options available: pendant worn around the neck or watch for usage on wrist Watch includes heart rate monitoring and step counter Chargers for devices are included, no battery replacement required Watch requires charging daily, pendant approximately every 3 days How it Works: Upon pressing the emergency button or when a fall has occurred, family members and monitoring professionals are immediately notified of the emergency Utilizing the built in microphone and speaker, our monitoring professionals are able to verify the emergency by speaking with you directly through the device Upon confirming the emergency, our monitoring professionals will aid in dispatching the local emergency response team to your precise location Please note that the monthly subscription for medical alert monitoring does not cover any medical expenses incurred as a result of the emergency, including ambulance costs. The subscription fee is solely intended to provide access to the monitoring service, which ensures prompt response and assistance during emergencies. ​ For contributing members of the CN Pensioners Association **: $44.99/month for monitoring services (originally $59.99/month) for a pendant or watch Rate is guaranteed for 36 months from your signup date No contracts, cancel any time without penalty ​ For non-contributing members of the CN Pensioners Association $49.99/month for monitoring services using a GPS pendant $54.99/month for monitoring services using a GPS watch 3 year contract required ​ For all members of the CN Pensioners Association $0.00 device and activation costs (originally a $250 savings) 10 day money back guarantee One time $50 credit towards any approved Fall Prevention Accessory Must be a HOLO Alert customer for a minimum of 6 months to be eligible How to get started, or request further information: Call: 1-888-411-4656 Email: hello@holoalert.ca Website: www.holoalert.ca ** To qualify for the Contributing Member discounts you must provide Holo Alert with an image of your CNPA membership card (Name and PIN)

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