Mission and Purpose

The purposes of The Seniors Citizens Association Of British Columbia are as follows:

(a)     To stimulate public interest in the welfare of the Senior Citizens of Canada.  To advocate for pensions and a social security entitlement that provide the means to ensure housing and living conditions that meet the seniors’ needs for comfort and security.

(b)     To protect the rights and interest of pensioners under the Old Age Security and Assistance Acts.

(c)      To co-operate with pensioners’ organizations in British Columbia and other Provinces of Canada and with other individuals and groups for the purpose of promoting the pensioner movement.

(d)     To operate a charitable institution (without profit to its members) for the purpose of constructing, providing, maintaining, leasing, owning and managing one or more housing projects, and any other facilities which may seem conducive to the attainment of the purposes of the Society.