Newsletter – OPTIONS


Options Newsletter: Winter 2008

Organizational Change Past President Pat Brady, and Ontario Regional Representative Arnold Hull have taken on the task of reviewing and updating the organization’s constitution and bylaw, a task directed by the delegates at the 2007 AGM. The revised document is now in the translation stage and will be sent out to the Directors before the 2008 AGM. It may be... Read More

Options Newsletter: Summer 2007

AGM 2007 Organizational Changes Representatives for the 13 retired teacher organizations from every province in Canada gathered at the offices of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation in Ottawa on June 1-2, 2007 for the 16th Annual General Meeting. As usual, the opportunities to share ideas, renew acquaintances, meet new friends, and to report on the activities of the ACER-CART committees and... Read More

Options Newsletter: Winter 2007

Happy New Year Our best wishes for 2007 to all retired teacher organization Directors, executive members and your families. As 2007 unfolded, the efforts of ACER-CART on your behalf have begun to bear fruit. Your support for our initiatives is appreciated ACER-CART Policy Action Update Motions from the 2006 AGM that have been acted upon: Investigate the implications of being... Read More

Options Newsletter: Summer 2006

AGM 2006 The June 2-3, 2006 Annual General Meeting was held once again at the offices of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation in Ottawa. Representatives for the 13 retired teacher organizations from every province in Canada attended and participated in the opportunity to renew acquaintances, make new friends, submit reports on the activities of their organizations and discuss in detail  issues... Read More

Options Newsletter, Winter 2006

Happy New Year! It seems most appropriate to start off this 2006 year with our best New Year wishes to you. May everything good that you seek come to pass! ACER-CART Activities to Date Canadian Seniors Partnership Teleconference A new design of the Seniors On-line Canada website has been completed. You are invited to take a look at it. See... Read More

Options Newsletter, Summer 2005

We have a Winner! It has taken a while, but ACER-CART now has a new logo! The winning entry of a contest that began more than a year ago was submitted by a retired high school mathematics teacher, Tom Murray of Dorval, near Montreal. Tom taught in Quebec for 35 years (Montreal West High School, which later became Royal West... Read More

Options Newsletter, 2004-2005

NEWSLETTER 2004-2005 Win Valuable Prizes! (or at least a book} We are still looking for a logo for ACER-CART and a name for our Newsletter.  Unfortunately our contest last year attracted very few entries, mainly because it was publicized too late.  So get your creative juices flowing and send us your ideas. Logo Our initials ACER-CART might lend themselves to... Read More

Options, 2003-2004

ACER-CART NEWSLETTER 2003-2004 President’s Corner ACER-CART is a growing organization consisting of the retired teachers’ organizations from all provinces, with a total membership of some 125,000.  Many retirees in all provinces volunteer in their provincial offices and work on a variety of committees. Years of accumulated experience and knowledge represent a rich resource for our retirees and an asset in... Read More