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

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

Chronic Pain in Adults: Challenges in Understanding and Care (May 2021)

Chronic Pain in Adults: Challenges in Understanding and Care (May 2021) Abstract Bulletin No. 19 of the CURAC/ARUCC Health Care Policy Committee reviews the need for a multi-disciplinary or biopsychosocial approach to the treatment and management of chronic pain. The reasons are clear: one in five Canadians (one in four seniors) experience persistent pain, up ….  Read More

Pension Reports

Reports at the February 24 meeting of the Pension Advisory Committee (PAC) showed that the Dalhousie Pension Plan had made a strong recovery from the drop in asset values of a year ago when the pandemic first hit. Assets increased by nearly $250 million to almost $1.6 billion from just over $1.3 billion. The 6-month ….  Read More

From the ADRP Benefits Committee

The Benefits Committee encourages all retirees to have a look at the following notice from the Dalhousie Benefits Office, it has good news potentially for everyone. All diabetic persons are now covered for continuous glucose monitoring and travel insurance is no longer restricted such that SSQ Insurance has now amended that COVID-19 related claims will ….  Read More

Two Important Outcomes from Recent BAC Meeting

ADRP representatives to the Dalhousie Benefits Advisory Committee attended the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) Meeting on Wednesday June 17, 2020. There are 2 outcomes from that meeting that will affect early retirees who subscribe to the Extended Health Benefits and Travel plan, i.e. those under the age 65. There will be a EHB premium holiday ….  Read More

Dental Plan During Covid-19

What follows is a note from Peter Wallace who is our Executive Lead on Benefits. We wanted to share some information with retired members of Dalhousie University who are subscribers to the Dental Plan. As you would most likely be aware, the ability for our members to access dental services during the current environment is ….  Read More

SSQ Travel Insurance

It is my understanding that this insurance is only available to retired Faculty. We have no way to know who carries this insurance and ask that you share this message with your colleagues to whom it may apply. Regards, Phil O’Hara – Chair ADRP A Message from the Benefits Office Our travel coverage through SSQ ….  Read More