Chronicles & Capers – ISSUE 93

Chronicles & Capers

Issue 93

In this issue:

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  • President’s Letter 
  • Past President’s Report
  • Elections of 2023-2024 Executive at the May 17th AGM
  • Chapter Council Report February 10 & 11, 2023
  • Student Scholarship Recipients 2022
  • Thoughts About Retirement
  • Changes to Yammer
  • Travel and Benefits
  • Movie Game 😊




Meetings Agenda


WEDNESDAY, May 17, 2023, 10 :00/am Social 9:45/am

1) BCPVPA Boardroom, #200 – 525 West 10th Ave., Vancouver
2) Broadway Canada Line Station. Zoom Link Forthcoming

Movie Game – A Memory challenge

How quickly can you answer these? __________Trek Basic__________ __________Angry Men __________River __________Soldiers Die__________ __________Ordinary Shanghai__________           Days of__________            __________Miss Sunshine…


2022 Spring into Collette Travel Sale Details 20% off River Cruise style tours & tours featuring the Oberammergau Passion Play…

Yammer changing into Viva Engage

If you have the Yammer app you will have already seen the transition to a new icon and the name…

Some thoughts about retirement:

How does retirement affect you positively? You may be more relaxed, and your life may slow down. Loss of work-…

BCRPVPA Student Scholarship Recipients 2022 (Previous newsletters named other successful students)

Scholarships 2022 Grace ($1000 student scholarship recipient 2022) Scholarship winner Grace is a well-rounded individual with an impeccable student record,…

Chapter Council Report, Feb 10th & 11th, 2023

The main focus of this CC Meeting was on what is being carried out at the Ministry of Education level…

The Election of the 2023-2024 Members of the Executive:

BCRPVPA Members are invited to join the Executive for the upcoming fiscal year. The Executive works cooperatively in establishing scholarships;…

Past President's Report, Ted St. Pierre

Please continue to send newsletter articles to info@bcrpvpa.ca The next deadline for articles is : Wednesday, May 24th, one week…

President’s Letter, April 2023

Happy Spring, Everyone! I think that I love this time of year when Daffodils are in bloom and Cherry Trees…

Contact Information Issue 92

Please continue to update changes in email and mailing addresses by conta info@bcrpvpa.ca Upcoming General Meeting: Wednesday, March 19, 2023, 10…

BCRPVPA Group Trips

Invite your family and friends to join us on our adventures! Egypt November 3rd-17th 2023, with an optional 4 day…

BCRTA Pensions and Benefits Committee

On November 23, Parliament voted unanimously to support Bill C-228. This legislation will protect millions of Canadian seniors and their…

What Retirement Means Today

Sixty-Five: What retirement means todayExamining the opportunities and challenges of life in retirementThe concept of retirement is changing before our…

We’ve Got You Covered

– After the first year, your annual membership fee of $20 is automatically deducted by the Pension Corporation each year.…

Get to Know Our Amazing BCRPVPA Members

Spotlight on Yolande MartinelloYolande Martinello a proud North Vancouver educator was born in the Netherlands, raised in Cambridge Ontario, and…

You Can Change a Girl’s Life

The Canadian Harambee Education Society (CHES) is a Canadian NGO with headquarters in Surrey. The Canadian Harambee Education Society (CHES)…

Our January 2023 General Meeting Guest peakers Reported by Marsha Arnold

Lisa Hanson and Marc Costales from Johnson Insurance spent time discussing the various membership options related to home, extended health,…

BCRPVPA Student Scholarships – Applications are Open

The B.C. Retired Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association have a scholarship opportunity for students with an approaching deadline of March 31st.At…

Past President's Report, Ted St. Pierre

Newsletter editor: it’s a lot of fun being Editor of our newsletter.  Hey, I’m honest.   Please continue to send articles…

Letter from The President, Christine Johnson

President’s Letter, January 2023 Hello everyone and welcome to another year!Let’s look forward to a year filled with promise and…


President: Christine Johnson
Past President: Ted St. Pierre
Treasurer: Lanny Young
Membership: Deborah Luporini
Communications: Marsha Arnold
Scholarships: Jeff Larcombe, Christine Johnson, Paul Taylor, Ian Kent, Yolande Martinello
Website Committee: Ted St. Pierre, Marsha Arnold, Jeff Larcombe, Paul Taylor, Christine Johnson
Benefits/Affinity + Pension: Marsha Arnold

The following positions are Vacant:
• Vice President
• Secretary
• Members-At-Large
April-May 2023 Newsletter Editor: Ted St. Pierre

Upcoming General Meeting:

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