CURA (Carleton University Retirees Association) hosted the 2017 annual conference of the College and University Retiree Associations of Canada (CURAC) on the Carleton campus in the Richcraft Building (formerly called the River Building) May 24 – May 26, 2017. This coincided with the 75th anniversary of Carleton University and the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation. Approximately 100 delegates from universities and colleges across Canada were expected to attend.

On Wednesday afternoon, May 24 from 2-4 pm the Provost and Vice-President Academic of Carleton, Peter Ricketts, hosted a reception for all Carleton retirees and CURAC delegates in the Richcraft Building atrium (2nd floor). This was followed by registration and a reception for CURAC delegates in the same location. The Thursday and Friday sessions, May 25 and 26, and the Thursday evening Banquet, also took place in the Richcraft Building. The Program featured sessions on health, wealth (the economy), and higher education.

The conference organizing committee is pleased to acknowledge financial support from Carleton University, the Bank of Nova Scotia, MFS Investment Management, Beechwood Cemetery, Listen-Up Canada, Economical Select Insurance, Collette Travel, Great West Life, Revera, Cleland Jardine Engineering.

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