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Media Advisory: National Association of Federal Retirees

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/30/14 --


What:       Media conference

When:       Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
            1:00 p.m. EST

Where:      Charles-Lynch Press Conference Room
            Room 130-S, Centre Block
            Parliament of Canada
            Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Who:        Mr. Gary Oberg (ret'd. RCMP), National President, National
            Association of Federal Retirees
            Mr. Gerald Denis, National Director, National Association of
            Federal Retirees
            Mr. Mathieu Ravignat, Member of Parliament (Pontiac)
            Members of the National Association of Federal Retirees

Details:    The Honourable Thomas Mulcair, Official Opposition Leader, will
            table a Parliamentary Petition in the House of Commons on behalf
            of members of the National Association of Federal Retirees at
            the conclusion of Question Period, on February 5th, 2014.

            FSNA representatives and members, with MP Mathieu Ravignat
            (Pontiac) will hold a joint media conference prior to the
            tabling of the petition to discuss the potential negative
            impacts that would result if the Treasury Board implements
            reported significant, non- negotiable changes to the Public
            Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) that would effectively double
            retirees' health insurance costs.

            FSNA is the largest national advocacy organization representing
            over 186,000 active and retired members of the federal public
            service, the Canadian Forces and the RCMP, and federally
            appointed judges, as well as their partners and survivors. FSNA
            is a not-for-profit association with 83 branches across Canada
            that is focused on elevating retirement income and health care
            security for all Canadians.

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