Member Services & Benefits

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Johnson Inc: BC Public Sector Retiree Health & Wellness Benefit Plan

British Columbia Government Retired Employees’ Association (BCGREA) is pleased to announce that the Association is now sponsoring a Health & Wellness Benefit Program to future and current retirees, including spouses of deceased retirees to participate in the BC Public Sector Retiree Health & Wellness Benefit Plan administered by Johnson Inc.

Starting April 1, 2012, BCGREA retirees who are vested in a British Columbia government sponsored pension plan for a minimum of five (5) years and who are age 55 and older are eligible to join the BC Public Sector Retiree Health & Wellness Benefit Plan. Please note you must provide proof of enrolment in the BC Fair PharmaCare Plan in order to be covered under the BC Public Sector Retiree Health & Wellness Benefit Plan for BCGREA members. Find out more

Johnson Inc. Scholarship

Annually Johnson will award 100 scholarships each valued at $1,500 to students attending a post-secondary educational institution in Canada.

Information & Form on Johnson Inc. web site

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Endless Savings and More (ESM)
Discounts on your smart phone for BCGREA Members

Download the BCGREA version of the ESM App to save on every day purchases from hundreds of businesses including national and chain retailers, service and travel providers.

To get the ESM App, go to your app store (Google or Apple). When you first download the ESM app, you will be asked for the BCGREA “organization code”. It’s: bcgrea

For complete details, view the BCGREA Welcome Letter 

Discounted home, condo, tenants insurance:
Co-operators Insurance, Property Insurance – T. 1-800-387-1963

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Collette Travel

They say travel is one of the best ways to truly learn about a destination. It has the unique ability to teach us new information, broaden our horizons, and stir our sense of curiosity. Whether you wish to savor new cuisines, immerse yourself in a culture completely unlike your own, or see an historic landmark you’ve only read about in books, Collette can help make your travel dreams a reality.

With 100 years of guided touring experience, over 160 tours to all seven continents, and full-time industry-leading tour managers, Collette makes sure you’re in good hands. Combined with more local cuisine, more inclusive activities, and more flights out of any gateway, Collette takes care of all the details so you don’t have to.

With the offer code BCGREASAVE, British Columbia Government Retirees Employees Association members receive a discount on seasonal offers, up to $500* per person. Plus, members are also entitled to $100 off all tours in addition to any retail offers. Don’t forget to mention your membership to the BCGREA and the code BCGREASAVE when you book!

Travel far, travel often, and travel for less with Collette.

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Trip Merchant

Welcome to your new BCGREA (BC Government Retirees Association) travel website by Trip Merchant. This website is password protected for members only access. Click on this link https://bcgrea.tripmerchant.ca/.  Once you click on it, you will have to enter your password, which is BCGREATM18. If your computer asks you if you want to save your password, select “yes” so that you don’t have to re-enter your password each time.

Trip Merchant, has negotiated special membership savings directly with travel suppliers, some as much as a 30% savings on travel experiences. Trip Merchant works with a wide variety of travel suppliers that represent different travel styles in order to accommodate many traveler preferences.

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Manulife: BCGREA Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance

Are you finding it difficult to obtain affordable life insurance because of your age or health?

If you are aged 50 to 85, inclusive, and a Canadian resident, you can apply for BCGREA Guaranteed Issue Life insurance. You don’t have to undergo a medical exam or answer a medical questionnaire when you apply – so your acceptance is guaranteed upon receipt of initial payment.

Coverage is available in amounts from $2,500 to $10,000. Once your coverage is approved, and as long as you continue to pay your premiums, your premiums will never increase and your coverage will never decrease.

(Underwritten by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.)

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HearingLife and National Affiliates

Welcome BCGREA members, to your Hearing Care Benefits Program!

BCGREA has teamed up with the professionals at HearingLife to provide the very best hearing care services to all its Members. HearingLife and its Network Partners have over 300 clinics across the Nation and form the largest network of Hearing Health care providers in Canada.

Why Register?

Your Health matters! Let us illustrate…

The HearingLife member Advantage program provides Members with access to the special benefits negotiated by your organization and occasional special offers exclusive to Advantage subscribers. The explanation of your benefits will be sent to you by email immediately after successfully registering for the HearingLife Advantage program. You will also gain access to our content hub, an invaluable resource on hearing health related topics that you can access at any time! Take Advantage now!

Your membership with BCGREA makes you and Members of your household eligible to receive exclusive benefits to help you on your path to better hearing.

To begin registering now, visit https://hearinglifeadvantage.ca/bcgrea/

Contact HearingLife at 1-855-749-8121.

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Green Shield Canada: Extended Health Benefits

Tel. 1-888-711-1119 – Monday to Friday 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time

Customer.Service@greenshield.ca

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