National Association of Federal Retirees holds town hall meeting to get feedback for a new Health Accord

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - A public town hall meeting on Canada's next Health Accord focused on the urgent need to address seniors' care in this country, will take place tomorrow in Ottawa. The National Association of Federal Retirees (Federal Retirees) and the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) are joining forces to host the event.

When: November 30, 2016 1:00-3:00 PM
Where: Clark Room, RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Dr. Ottawa, ON K1H 7X7

About Federal Retirees
The National Association of Federal Retirees represents more than 180,000 active and retired members of the federal public service, Canadian Armed Forces, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and retired federally-appointed judges, as well as their partners and survivors. With 82 branches run by volunteers, it has a 50-year history of providing independent advocacy on issues affecting the financial security and health and well-being of our members and Canadians.

About the CMA
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is the national voice of Canadian physicians. Founded in 1867, the CMA is a voluntary professional organization representing more than 83,000 of Canada's physicians and comprising 12 provincial and territorial medical associations and 60 national medical organizations. CMA's mission is helping physicians care for patients. The CMA will be the leader in engaging and serving physicians and be the national voice for the highest standards for health and health care.


SOURCE Canadian Medical Association

For further information: Sayward Montague, Director, Advocacy, National Association of Federal Retirees, Cell.: 613-404-4554,,; Media contact Canadian Medical Association,, 613-806-1865


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