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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.


BULLETINS: Statements on Matters of Broad Interest


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

Registration Is Open for the 2014 CURAC/ARUCC Conference and AGM

Register before April 15th for the Early-bird Rate

It’s time to register for the 12th annual CURAC/ARUCC conference. The McMaster University Retirees Association and the Retirees Association of Mohawk College look forward to seeing you in Hamilton on May 28th - 30th 2014.

For more information and to register, please go to



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.


CURAC/ARUCC submits critique of a proposal to pool the investment funds of Ontario universities (February 2013)



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



By Email:President Sandra Pyke: spyke [at] yorku [dot] ca     OR
Secretary Ed Williams: edgarwilliams [at] NL [dot] rogers [dot] com