The November Newsletter

Our Fall bulletin is now available! Catch up on the following topics:– Our social events– The President’s report– The MOU with Dalhousie– Travel insurance update– The Pension Advisory Committee report– CURAC learning opportunities– SCANS news– Research opportunities– … and more! Click here to access

Announcing “Academic for Life”

There is a new column aimed at academics who are retired, but want to stay involved in academe. It will be published in the online magazine University Affairs.The first article is by Dr. Fred Fletcher, Professor emeritus of political science and communications studies at Toronto’s York University, as well as chairperson of the communications committee for the ….  Read More

Perplexed by MFA?

We are told that in early 2023 Dal retirees will be required to enable Multi-Factoral Authentication (MAF) to access their Dal email. Many ADRP members found the recommended process difficult to follow. Computing services has created a new document describing several methods for implementing the MFA. If you are interested in testing it out and ….  Read More

Calling All Members!

We hope you will join us for the General Meeting of the Association of Dalhousie Retirees and Pensioners on December 13th, 2022. All members are welcome! The meeting will be held via ZOOM. We will meet from 2:00 – 3:00 PM Atlantic Standard Time. The Agenda should be sent out by December 6th. Here is ….  Read More

Remembering Roy George

The ADRP wishes to express our sympathies to the family of the late Roy E. George BSc, MA, PhD. A respected administrator, academic, and teacher, he passed away in October in his 99th year. Dr. George had a distinguished 25 year career at Dalhousie. He served as Secretary of the Senate, Chairman of the Departments ….  Read More

Dal Delays Login Change for Retirees

Dalhousie retirees have been granted a temporary reprieve from a new university policy, and are being asked to help plan a better implementation. Many retirees recently received a message saying that enrolling in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) was required by November 1st. Failure to do so might mean you would be unable to access your Dal ….  Read More

Study Participants Wanted

The SIMOA study is an survey for adults from across Canada who are over the age of 65 and have experience taking prescription sleeping pills. You may be eligible for the survey if you are currently taking sleeping pills OR if you have stopped taking sleeping pills within the past 2 years. The study is ….  Read More

Dr. Crowley honoured by RSC

ADRP member John E. (Jack) Crowley has been awarded Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada. Dr. Crowley is the George Munro Professor of History and Political Economy, Emeritus at Dal. Fellows of the Royal Society have been elected by their peers for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. Recognition by the RSC for ….  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

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