National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation

National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation

October 20, 2010 15:11 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Retirees Gather to Address Key Issues of Seniors Housing, Health Care and Pensions

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2010) - Canadian retirees will gather in Ottawa tomorrow for the National Pensioners' and Senior Citizens' Federation annual convention. More than 80 delegates from across Canada will gather to discuss issues facing seniors including growing homelessness, lack of seniors housing, home care, long-term and pensions.

Who: National Pensioners' and Senior Citizens' Federation
   
What: National Convention
   
When: Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 to Saturday, Oct. 23
   
Where: Travelodge Hotel and Conference Centre
  1376 Carling Avenue, Ottawa

The conference opens on Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. Featured speakers include:

  • Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State for Seniors on Oct. 22 at 10 a.m

  • Wayne Marston MP and NDP critic for seniors and pensions on Oct. 22 at 2:45 p.m.

  • Judy Sgro, MP and Liberal critic for seniors and pensions on Oct. 21 at 2 p.m.

Executive elections will take place on Oct.23 at 9 a.m.

Contact Information

  • Art Kobe
    President
    613-722-7600