Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 01:00 PM · 2 rsvps

2019 AGM

We invite you to our 2019 AGM on Saturday, June 15 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. The meeting will be held at HSAA: Health Sciences Association of Alberta, located at 333 96 Ave NE #6160, Calgary.

The AGM is free and open to the public, but only members in good standing of Friends of Medicare will be able to run for positions on our board, vote, and participate in the discussion. Memberships will be available for purchase at the door at $20 for a membership, or $5 for a limited income membership. Or renew your membership ahead of time here.

Elections will be held for four Board of Directors positions for the upcoming year. Only members in good standing will be eligible to vote. Nominations may be accepted in writing to

Please RSVP to FOM staff Alyssa Pretty on or before June 9 via the link below, or at 780-423-4581 or


Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 05:30 PM
Chateau Louis

40th Anniversary!

Friends of Medicare's 40th Anniversary Gala

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. 

To buy tickets online, click here.

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

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!