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Media Advisory/National Association of Federal Retirees: Town Hall

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/14 --

What:    Town Hall: Retirement income and health care security for all

When:    Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Where:   The Murchison Centre
         17 St. Pius X Avenue
         Charlottetown, PE, C1B 2B7

Who:     Member of Parliament for Charlottetown Sean Casey
         PEI Health and Wellness Minister Hon. Doug Currie
         Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yusuf
         Mayor of Charlottetown Clifford Lee
         Dr. Dave Bannon, Medical Society
         Dr. Richard Wedge, Health PEI
         Representatives from PEI's Ministry of Finance and Ministry of
         Community Services and Seniors

Details: We know that demographics are shifting; that health budgets are
         challenging; that the retirement savings landscape is difficult.
         The National Association of Federal Retirees (FSNA) believes that
         having open, vibrant conversations to identify the issues we face
         on these fronts will allow us to identify possible solutions that
         will bring real outcomes for all Canadians, and move forward
         collectively to implement those solutions. FSNA, in partnership
         with the City of Charlottetown, has organized an afternoon of
         discussion and debate with politicians, experts in health care and
         retirement income, corporate Canada and Canadians. Speakers include
         Member of Parliament Sean Casey, PEI's Health Minister Doug Currie,
         Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee, and recently elected President of
         the Canadian Labour Congress, Hassan Yussuf.

         FSNA is the largest national advocacy organization representing
         over 185,000 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

Rosemary Pitfield
Director of Communications
613-745-2559, extension 225
Mobile : 613-323-0872
[email protected]

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