MEETING #4 AGENDA: FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2019; 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. ; www.friendsofmedicare.org ; ;


(round table; please distinguish clearly between discussion items and announcements!)

Emergent items:

Election results

Guest speakers (wish list)

Committee and Watching Brief Reports:

a. Long term care, (Carol); b. Environment, other issues (Cecily); c. Finances (Tim, Robin); d. PIA (Carol);  e. Website (Peter); f. Telephone tree (Edda); g. FOM (Nic); h. AFUR (Cathy)


October 18, noon: Climate Action rally (special guest, Greta Thunberg); Beaver Hills Park 11:15 am, march to Legislature.

October 18, 5:00 pm: AUPE rally, Legislature

October 21: Election Day; don’t forget to vote!

November 6, noon – 1:30 pm: Panel discussion on Bill C-29 with Cindy Blackstock, Hadley Friedland and Teresa Steinhauer; Law Centre 231/237, UofA North Campus.

November 12 – 14: Alberta Association on Gerontology symposium, “Vision 2030”; Radisson Hotel Edmonton South (4440, Gateway Blvd.); registration $250 (includes meals & reception); 

November 16 – 18: Parkland Institute Annual Conference, “Alberta 2019: Forces of Change”; usual location (ETLC, UofA); for details & registration (check whether SALTies are eligible for the supporter registration of $125).

Agenda items for next meeting:

Next meeting:

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 1:00 pm


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