COVID-19 library

We have collected articles from our newsfeed that you may find useful during this time. We will continue to do our best to provide federal retirees and Canadian seniors with important updates and information they need to know, but for the latest news about the COVID-19 outbreak, please refer to the Government of  Canada’s coronavirus updates web page. 


Forging a pathway to national standards in long-term care (July 5, 2021)

Federal Retirees shares member perspectives on COVID-19 with parliamentary committee (June 10, 2021)

Newfoundland and Labrador’s COVID-19 election confirms a majority for Furey (March 31, 2021)

How to talk to an older adult about COVID-19 scams (March 25, 2021)

COVID-19 vaccine rollout guidelines for older adults (March 23, 2021)

Travel restrictions when returning to Canada by land or air (February 11, 2021)

Government imposes further restrictions on international travel (February 2, 2021)

New mandate letters signal federal Liberal election platform priorities (January 19, 2021)

Pre-departure COVID-19 testing and negative results to be required for all air travellers coming to Canada (January 4 2021)


Are you returning to Canada? (December 21)

Fiscal update details record spending to jolt economy (December  2)

Ontario’s pandemic budget: What’s in it for you (November 16)

British Columbia's COVID-19 election projects a majority for Hogan (November 6)

Saskatchewan's COVID-19 election ushers in a majority for Moe (November 6)

Great news from the CEO (October 21) 

Terrific news for MEDOC travel insurance subscribers! (October 1)

Throne speech commits Trudeau government to fix older adult care (September 24)

New Brunswick’s COVID-19 election ushers in a majority for Higgs’ PCs (September 15)

Voice your support for a seniors’ advocate in Ontario (June 4)

MEDOC travel insurance update (August 18)

Federal government passes legislation on COVID-19 disability payments (July 24)

Advocacy and the “new normal” (July 22)

COVID-19 temporary administrative measure for the Pensioners’ Dental Services Plan (PDSP) announced (June 30)

The second front line: A National Public Service Week message from Federal Retirees’ president (June 11)

COVID-19: Unsung heroes (June 4, 2020)

OAS/GIS one-time payments to seniors expected July 6, 2020 (June 4, 2020)

Federal Retirees appears at the House of Commons Human Resources Committee (May 27, 2020)

Notice to members: 2020 annual meeting of members postponed (May 14, 2020)

Federal government’s announcement on COVID-19 relief for seniors (May 13, 2020)

Update on additional temporary changes to the PSHCP (April 24, 2020)

Share your travel experiences during COVID-19 (April 23, 2020)

Federal Retirees thanks those on the front lines of the pandemic (April 15, 2020)

Canadian pension plans and the coronavirus (April 8, 2020)

Thanks to Canada’s Minister of Seniors for words of encouragement to Federal Retirees members (April 6, 2020)

Support for Canadian seniors impacted by COVID-19 (April 3, 2020)

Maintaining mental well-being during uncertain times (April 2, 2020)

Clarifying medication dispensing limits and recent temporary measures announced for the PSHCP (April 1, 2020)

Unprecedented times: A letter from Federal Retirees president Jean-Guy Soulière (March 27, 2020)

Federal Retirees and the federal government’s COVID-19 economic response plan: What you need to know (March 25, 2020)

Watch out for COVID-19 scams (March 23, 2020)

MEDOC coverage clarification and updates (March 19, 2020)

Federal Retirees president meets virtually with federal seniors minister (March 19, 2020)

COVID-19 updates and alerts (March 16, 2020)