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CURAC/ARUCC is the federation of retiree associations at colleges and universities across Canada. CURAC/ARUCC est la fédération des associations de retraités des universités et collèges du Canada. CURAC/ARUCC is a non-profit federation of retiree organizations at colleges and universities across Canada. Its primary aims are to coordinate activities that promote communication among member organizations, to share information, provide mutual assistance, and speak publicly on issues of common concern to its more than fifteen thousand members across Canada.

2015 Annual Conference

Grant Hall, Queen's University

Grant Hall, Queen’s University

The 2015 CURAC/ARUCC Annual Conference will be held at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, from May 20 to May 22, 2015. The theme will be “Looking Ahead.”

The Program, Registration and accommodation details and forms, and directions for reaching Queen’s will be given on the website of the Retirees’ Association of Queen’s (http://www.queensu.ca/retirees)  as details become available.



NEW 2014/10/19 and 2014/11/20  Newsletter No. 18 Fall 2014 English and French versions are available. Click “NEWSLETTERS” above for the electronic pdf versions.

 BULLETINS: Statements on Matters of Broad Interest

Bulletin No 4: CHT REFORM IS INADEQUATE AND INEQUITABLE    January 2014 Letter from President Sandra Pyke to Prime Minister Harper on CHT Reform Letter from President Sandra Pyke to Prime Minister Harper on reform of the Canada Pension Plan

Previous Bulletins

News / Nouvelles

The Eleventh CURAC/ARUCC Annual Conference and General Meeting was held in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on June 12 – 14, 2013.  The theme of the Conference was “Staying Connected.”  Click here for Conference presentations.   At the Conference, Benefits Committee Chair Doug Creelman presented a summary of the results of the Committee’s survey of retiree benefits (click here for PowerPoint slides of that summary).  The raw data that he summarized is given in this Excel spreadsheet.



The current CARP Membership Form is now available. Click the “CARP Membership” link under the “Benefits” button to the right for information about signing up for, or renewing, a CARP Membership at a special reduced rate for retirees belonging to retiree associations that are CURAC/ARUCC members.

To contact us:


By Mail: CURAC/ARUCC31 Delair Crescent

THORNHILL,  ON   L3T 2M3 Canada By Email:President Sandra Pyke: spyke [at] yorku [dot] ca     OR Secretary Ed Williams: edgarwilliams [at] NL [dot] rogers [dot] com