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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.

Current Communications

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CURAC/ARUCC 2015 AGM Agenda and Reports are available HERE

2015 CURAC/ARUCC Annual Conference Travel Subsidy Policy and Travel Subsidy application forms

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 are now available by clicking here. If you are planning to attend, please observe the various deadlines posted on the RAQ  Conference web page.



Newsletter No. 19 Spring 2015 / Printemps 2015 numéro 19. Click “NEWSLETTERS” above for the electronic pdf versions.



 2015/04/17 CURAC announces 2015 CURAC/ARUCC National Award Winners (Click here..)



2015/04/15 This is an important communication from CURAC/ARUCC to members and member associations from CURAC Secretary, Edgar Williams.

To: CURAC Member Associations

Attached is a joint letter to be forwarded to federal, provincial and territorial Finance Ministers and Finance Critics as we lead up to the federal budget.  CURAC/ARUCC has endorsed this letter and I forward to you for information and for any action your may wish to take. The issues raised are important to all of us and it would be appropriate that the letter be given as wide a distribution as possible.

Ed Williams Secretary      View attachment



CURAC Policy on Population Aging and Long Term National Strategies for Seniors  February 2015. Together with this post is a Letter from the Federal Minister of Health, the Hon. Rona Ambrose, and a reply to her letter from CURAC President, Dr. Sandra Pyke


 BULLETINS: Statements on Matters of Broad Interest


This and Previous Bulletins


 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/ARUCC  182 Grandview Avenue, Thornhill, ON, L3T1J1, Canada
By Email: President Sandra Pyke: spyke [at] yorku [dot] ca
OR Secretary Ed Williams: edgarwilliams [at] NL [dot] rogers [dot] com