40th Anniversary!


Friends of Medicare is pleased to invite you to an evening in celebration of our 40 years of advancing the fight for public health care.

The event is being held September 26 at 5:30 pm, at the Chateau Louis in Edmonton. 

Our program that evening will include:

  • A song especially written and presented for our enjoyment by Maria Dunn, in commemoration of our 40 years of advocacy

  • The presentation of the Guardian of Public Health Award

  • A booklet researched and written by the Alberta Labour History Institute

  • A silent auction

  • and, of course, a wonderful dinner accompanied by wine

Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the first 40 years of Friends of Medicare, and help us to look forward to our continuing work together to strengthen and defend our public health care system for all Albertans. 

Tickets are $125 each*, or $1000 for a table of eight. To buy tickets online, click here.

OR download this registration form and return it with a cheque by mail.

Know someone who is committed to advocating for our public health care system and the fight to protect it?

Nominate them for the Friend of Medicare Award or the Honourary Life Membership Award so they can be recognized at our gala for their contributions!

To nominate an individual or organization, click here.

Are you a long time supporter of Friends of Medicare?

If you have memorabilia from Friends of Medicare's history that you've collected over the years - posters, pictures, newspaper clippings, etc - please consider sharing it with us for use at our celebration!

Contact us at fomcampaign@gmail.com or 780-423-4581.


* If cost is a barrier to you attending this event, please contact our office and we will do our best to provide your with a sponsored or subsidized ticket. 



September 26, 2019 at 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Chateau Louis
Alyssa Pretty · · 780-423-4581

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$125.00 per 40th Anniversary Gala Ticket