Report of the National Seniors Council on Low Income Among Seniors

Annex C: Roundtable Participants

Québec City, Quebec

  • René Andrews, Federal Superannuates National Association
  • Jean-Marie Fréchette, Fédération de l’Âge d’or du Québec
  • Claude Gendreau, United Way Québec et Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Gérald Lavoie, Centre d’aide et d’action bénévole de Charlesbourg
  • Louise Thibault, Member of Parliament (Independent)

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Geoff Chaulk, Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Gerry Leahy, Federal Superannuates National Association – Avalon-Burin Chapter
  • Rosemary Lester, Seniors Resource Centre Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Jackie McDonald, Atlantic Seniors Housing Research Alliance
  • Alfred Sullivan, Goulds Seniors Group
  • Sheila Sullivan, Alzheimer’s Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Egbert Walters, Canadian Association of Food Banks/Community Food Sharing Association
  • Edgar Williams, Canadian Association of Retired Persons – Newfoundland Chapter

Woodstock, New Brunswick

  • Jean-Luc Bélanger, Association acadienne et francophone des aînées et aînés du Nouveau-Brunswick
  • Pat Burgess, Canadian Red Cross - New Brunswick
  • Jean-Claude Cormier, Go Ahead Seniors
  • Louise Gilbert, Canadian Association of Retired Persons – New Brunswick
  • Alban Landry, NB Seniors Citizens Federation
  • Willie Lirette, Canadian Federation of Francophone Seniors
  • Wayne McCallum, Senior Goodwill Ambassador for the Province of New Brunswick
  • Joan McKell, Alzheimer’s Society
  • Kay Simonds, Carleton Manor
  • Bob Smalley, Federation Research Committee – The Provincial Transportation Committee

Peterborough, Ontario

  • Doreen Anderson-Roy, Victorian Order of Nurses
  • Martha Butler, Older Women’s Network
  • Ralph de Groot
  • Art Field, National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation
  • Robert Geddes, Canadian Association of Retired Persons
  • Cheryl Gorman, Ontario Community Support Association
  • Len Lifchus, United Way of Peterborough and District
  • Janice MacGregor, Alzheimer’s Society of Peterborough
  • Shirley Shaw, the Activity Haven Senior Centre
  • John Turner
  • William Woodbeck, Ontario Coalition of Senior Citizens Organizations

Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • Susan Alder, Downtown Seniors Resource Council
  • Jack Atchison, Creative Retirement Manitoba
  • Louis Bernardin, Fédération des ainés franco-manitobains
  • Marlene Bertrand, Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council
  • Anita Cox, Federal Superannuates National Association
  • Joanne Grusko, Charleswood Seniors Centre
  • Gerri Hewitt, St. James-Assiniboia Senior Centre
  • Ethel Hook
  • Jane Kilpatrick, Age and Opportunity
  • Gail Lepine, Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg
  • Trish MacDonald, University of Manitoba Centre on Aging
  • Mary Richards, Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg

Nanaimo, British Columbia

  • Cecilia Chong, Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society
  • Marjorie Driscoll, Nanaimo Volunteer and Information Centre Society
  • Karen Kryzanowski, Seniors Resource and Support Society – Cowichan
  • Merry-Jo Levers, Vancouver Island Health Authority – Nanaimo Home and Community Care
  • Jacquelene Spies, Nanaimo Family Life Association – Seniors Programs and Services
  • Françoise Wagstaff, Nanaimo Telephone Visiting Society

Maple Ridge, British Columbia

  • Silvia Fassler, Langley Seniors Resource Centre
  • Joyce Jones, the 411 Seniors Centre Society and Seniors Outreach Counsellor Program
  • Ray Koob, Ridge Meadows Seniors Society
  • Art Kube, Council of Senior Citizens Organizations of BC
  • Val MacDonald, BC Seniors Services and Seniors Housing Information
  • Ed Queijsen, Maple Ridge Seniors Housing for the Elderly
  • Susan Tatoosh, Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre
  • Sandy Wagner, Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services – Seniors Services
  • Jan Westlund, Women Elders in Action

Vernon, British Columbia

  • Diann Bastian, Whitevalley Community Resource Centre
  • Kelly Denis, People in Need Crisis Intervention Society
  • Dayle Dury, Seniors Information and Resource Bureau
  • Elaine Gallacher, Vernon Community Response Network
  • Elsie Gerdes, BC Old Age Pensioners Society
  • Donna Lommer, Interior Health – Home and Community Care
  • Mavis McGuire, Abbeyfield Houses Society of Canada – Vernon
  • Doris Parker, First Nations Friendship Centre – Elders, Sharing Our Knowledge
  • Jan Schulz, Family Resource Centre Society for the North Okanagan
  • Linda Yule, United Way of North Okanagan Columbia Shuswap

Whitehorse, Yukon

  • Michael Brauer, Elder Active Recreation Association
  • Kelly Cooper, Adult Community Services– Government of Yukon
  • Dorothy Drummond, Golden Age Society
  • Joan Graham, Council of Yukon First Nations
  • Elaine Kimball, Home Care – Services for Seniors
  • Michelle Kolla, Skookum Jim Friendship Centre
  • Cynthia Onions, Community Day Program - Government of Yukon
  • Ken Snider, Yukon Council on Aging/Dawson Seniors Group
  • Dwayne Wheeler, Seniors Social Housing

Regina, Saskatchewan

  • Carole Brouwers, Regina Home Economics for Living Project Inc.
  • Brian Gieg, Seniors Healthy Living Program – Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region
  • Joyce Glen
  • Fern Haight, National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation
  • Les Lye, Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism
  • Beverly MacLeod, Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism
  • John McFadyen, Mobile Crisis Services
  • Bill McRae
  • Pierre Schweda, Regina Senior Citizens Centre
  • Ian Shields
  • Marj Thiessen, Seniors Education Centre, University of Regina

Calgary, Alberta

  • Patricia Allen, Kerby Centre for the 60 Plus
  • Corina Cole, Special Needs Assistance for Seniors/Alberta Seniors and Community Supports – Government of Alberta
  • Laurie Lyckman, Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta
  • Kim Savard, Bowmont Seniors’Assistance Association
  • Salim Sindhu, Calgary Immigrant Educational Society
  • Anna Sommer, Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society
  • Lawrence Tymko, Alberta Seniors Citizen’s Housing Association
  • Robert Wiles, Seniors Social Development Unit, City of Calgary; Community and Neighborhood Services
  • Kevin Zeh, Diversity Resources Unit - Seniors Liaison Program, Calgary Police Service
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