Volunteer Opportunity

Academics Without Borders DESIGN AND DELIVERY OF A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR MENTORS OF EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS AWB seeks volunteers to assist in the design and delivery of a training program for mentors of early career researchers in Ugandan universities. This project will be carried out in collaboration with two Ugandan-based organizations, Network for Education and ….  Read More

Summer Newsletter

The June 2022 Edition is here! In this issue:what your board has been up to, our financial picture, membership and benefits, a pension plan update, andnews from CURAC and SCANS. Be sure to read Peter Wallace’s illustrated essay on his love for Nova Scotia. Click here to view the online version.

The 2022 CURAC/ARUCC Virtual Assembly

Come join us online as retiree association members from across the country gather to share ideas and information and also to participate in a series of educational sessions geared to retirement life. This year’s sessions focus on wellness and well-being, a major area of research strength at the three host universities. Speakers include Dr. John ….  Read More

Lyme Disease in Nova Scotia

Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness in Nova Scotia. Its diagnosis and management have been controversial topics for many years. The Seniors College Association of NS (SCANS) is hosting a free Zoom lecture on Lyme on Monday May 16th at 1:30 pm ADT. The speaker will be Dr. Janet Sperling, an entomologist based ….  Read More

ADRP Benefits for 2022

by Peter Wallace (Chair, Retiree Benefits Advisory Committee (RBAC) ADRP members will have gotten an email from Dalhousie Benefits in the last week of April directing them to a Dalhousie University Retirees 2022 Benefits Update Newsletter. The updated benefits were also discussed in more detail in the April 2022 ADRP Newsletter as well as at ….  Read More

AGM April 19th

The Annual General Meeting of the ADRP was held via Zoom on April 19th. The minutes of the meeting will be published as drafts when they are available. Some of the reports presented are contained in The April 2022 newsletter Additional reports are below: The President’s Report The Treasurer’s report The Financial statement The Webmaster’s ….  Read More

Phil’s Journey Ends

We regret to announce the passing of our friend and colleague Phil O’Hara. Phil was a long time supporter of this organization, and served in several positions including Webmaster, Secretary and President. He was a thoughtful man who took time to document his experiences and share his insights on his blog. His final words, prepared ….  Read More

Latest Learning Opportunities

The Seniors’ College Association of NS (TheSCANS.org) will be offering a variety of courses both on Zoom and in person in HRM, Chester, Mahone Bay, Liverpool and Truro in the autumn of 2022.  SCANS provides a terrific opportunity for the 55+ age group to feed their curiosity. For details, click here to visit our Learning ….  Read More

ADRP member honoured

Dr. Mary R. Brooks has been awarded the Order of Canada. She is an internationally renowned scholar in the field of marine transportation, performance and supply chain management. She has acted as a policy advisor to governments around the world and has consulted widely in the transportation industry. Dr. Brooks is a Professor Emerita in ….  Read More

Pension Plan Update

Regarding the notice from the Dalhousie Pension Plan ADRP members and Dalhousie retirees received a notice from the Dalhousie Pension Plan in the first week of December that may have generated some confusion.  It gave a link to a newsletter from the Nova Scotia Pension Services Corporation, specifically from the trustees of the Public Service ….  Read More