Upcoming events

    • April 01, 2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • March 31, 2022
    • 5:00 PM
    • Subscription Series from 07.2021-03.2022
    Register

    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip by subscribing to theActive Aging Series.

    We have partnered with Active Aging Canada to offer a series of videos that were developed and created by Dr. Nicole Didyk from the Geriatric Medical Complex Clinic at St. Mary's Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario.

    Active Aging At Home

    Subscribing to Active Aging emails will help you stay active in your own home. It is also good for your mind, your body and your spirit. And these days it is so important to keep busy and staying active. You will receive short and informative tips and videos on how to stay active, stay safe and keep your distance.

    View this video: How can we have more energy as we age?

    Remember, what you do every day, matters!

    Be sure to consult with a physician, physical therapist, or other trained health or exercise professional before doing a new exercise routine, in case you have medical and physical conditions that affect the exercises and how they are applied.

    Active Aging Canada is a Canadian non-profit organization that promotes and advocates for the physical and mental health of older Canadians since 1999. They offer hundreds of resources for older Canadian adults seeking a healthier, happier life. 

    This Connecting Matters! program is made possible through the federal New Horizons For Seniors grant.



    This is a QCC member-only program. If you would like to invite a friend or family member, they must first become a member. Click here to join today!

    • September 14, 2021
    • January 04, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • ZOOM virtual event
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    TORONTO COFFEE TIME CHAT

    Let’s Get Together for Coffee!

    Join QCC and connect with your fellow retired public servant peers each month over a cup of joe.

    We’ll have a professional moderator to assist in breaking the ice with questions designed to facilitate a fun conversation and establish deeper connections with your fellow QCC members.

    Who: QCC members over the age of 60

    When: Tuesdays at 10:00 AM beginning in July. Please note that the first coffee time session will be held on Wednesday, July 7th as an exception. 

    Where: Join zoom meeting link with your computer or tablet for the full virtual experience.


    Questions about the event? Feel free to contact us at qcclub@ontario25.ca.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation in your email Inbox that will have your unique link to access the Zoom event online.  

    Connecting Matters! programming is made possible through a federal New Horizons For Seniors grant.

    This is a QCC Member-Only program. If you would like to invite a friend or family member, they must first become a member. Click here to join today!

    • September 21, 2021
    • January 18, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • ZOOM virtual event
    • 22
    Register

    WINDSOR COFFEE TIME CHAT

    Let’s Get Together for Coffee!

    Join QCC and connect with your fellow retired public servant peers each month over a cup of joe.

    We’ll have a professional moderator to assist in breaking the ice with questions designed to facilitate a fun conversation and establish deeper connections with your fellow QCC members.

    Who: QCC members over the age of 60

    When: Tuesdays at 10:00 AM beginning in July 

    Where: Join zoom meeting link with your computer or tablet for the full virtual experience.

     Questions about the event? Feel free to contact us at qcclub@ontario25.ca.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation in your email Inbox that will have your unique link to access the Zoom event online.  

    Connecting Matters! programming is made possible through a federal New Horizons For Seniors grant.

    This is a QCC Member-Only program. If you would like to invite a friend or family member, they must first become a member. Click here to join today!

    • September 28, 2021
    • January 25, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • ZOOM virtual event
    • 19
    Register

    LONDON COFFEE TIME CHAT

    Let’s Get Together for Coffee!

    Join QCC and connect with your fellow retired public servant peers each month over a cup of joe.

    We’ll have a professional moderator to assist in breaking the ice with questions designed to facilitate a fun conversation and establish deeper connections with your fellow QCC members.

    Who: QCC members over the age of 60

    When: Tuesdays at 10:00 AM beginning in July 

    Where: Join zoom meeting link with your computer or tablet for the full virtual experience.

     Questions about the event? Feel free to contact us at qcclub@ontario25.ca.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation in your email Inbox that will have your unique link to access the Zoom event online.  

    Connecting Matters! programming is made possible through the federal New Horizons For Seniors grant.


    This is a QCC Member-Only program. If you would like to invite a friend or family member, they must first become a member. Click here to join today

    • October 07, 2021
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Pheedloop Virtual Event
    • 843
    Register


    JOIN US FOR QCC’S FIRST EVER VIRTUAL MEMBER CONFERENCE
    OCTOBER 7TH, 2021, ANYTIME BETWEEN 12.30PM AND 3.30PM

    At the virtual conference, you will get the opportunity to participate at different sessions, depending on your interests and the amount of time you are able to attend. You can choose to join us at 12.30 for our 76th Annual General Meeting – or at 1.30 when our rewards partners open their virtual conference booths and we start our virtual sessions. The choice is yours!

    A Unique Virtual Experience
    Last year, our first-ever virtual AGM was met with unprecedented attendance from members like you across Ontario. You asked us to continue with a virtual format, and we promise not to disappoint. This year, we’re excited to unveil a brand-new virtual event format, where you can move fluidly from networking and learning sessions, to a chance to claim prizes at the virtual exhibit booths, all in the same conference-style virtual platform.

    Program

    12.30pm – 1.30pm:

    QCC’s 2021 Annual General Meeting
    Have your say in shaping your membership. Join the business meeting to make your virtual vote live along with your fellow members.

    1.30pm – 2.30pm:
    Live virtual 30 mins sessions with QCC Leadership (Sessions repeated twice)

    Membership 101: What Value Does My QCC Membership Offer?
    Are you new to the QCC Community, or need a refresher on what perks you can enjoy through your QCC membership? This session will highlight QCC’s exclusive member benefits from those well-loved by members to those perks that members often forget about.

    Looking to the Future: QCC’s Strategic Plan to Enhance My Membership
    Throughout QCC’s 76-year legacy, members have steered the organization through high waters using their ingenuity, adaptability and sense of community to mold a resilient strategy for the organization. This remains true today. Find out how the largest member survey of recent years, along with expert-driven data, is setting the course for QCC’s future.

    1.30pm – 3.30pm:

    Visit the rewards partners virtual booths
    Learn more about QCC rewards, ask your questions and win great prizes!

    New to Conference-Style Virtual Event Platforms?

    As a registrant, you will be able to explore the virtual event space early with your personalized event access link, and review demonstration videos to get acquainted with all the event has to offer. You can look forward to these details in event reminder emails leading up to the event date.

    In the meantime, you can view the 2021 AGM documents by clicking here https://ontario25.ca/events/2021-agm/

    We look forward to seeing you there!
     

    -QCC Team

     

     

    The event is open to QCC members only. Find more information about how to become a member here

    • October 07, 2021
    • January 06, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • ZOOM virtual event
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    TORONTO BOOK CLUB

    "That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa Lahiri

    You are cordially invited to join QCC for our Toronto book club's first ‘chapter.’
    Our book selections are made thoughtfully, in hopes to inspire meaningful conversations, create discussions that offer new perspectives, and allow for stronger connections with other QCC members in your community.

    Important! If you are registering after July 13th you've missed a chance to vote on the book list, please email us at qcclub@ontario25.ca to get the book list.


    Who should join? Book lovers over 60-years of age. 

    Space is limited – so be sure to join today! 

    Once you have registered to join, we ask you to please commit to attending all four sessions, including the first introductory meeting on September 9th.

    Timelines:

    1. Register to join before Tuesday, May 25th  and receive a link to vote for your favourite books.
    2. Shortlist of chosen books will be announced the week of July 26th
    3. Introduction Meeting for all four book clubs will be held on September 9th
    4. Book club discussions will be held at 7:00 PM on October 7, November 4 and January 6.
      Questions? Feel free to contact us at qcclub@ontario25.ca.
        This Connecting Matters! program is made possible through the federal New Horizons For Seniors grant.


        This is a QCC member-only program. If you would like to invite a friend or family member, they must first become a member. Click here to join today!

        • October 12, 2021
        • January 11, 2022
        • 3 sessions
        • ZOOM virtual event
        • 20
        Register

        THUNDER BAY COFFEE TIME CHAT

        Let’s Get Together for Coffee!

        Join QCC and connect with your fellow retired public servant peers each month over a cup of joe.

        We’ll have a professional moderator to assist in breaking the ice with questions designed to facilitate a fun conversation and establish deeper connections with your fellow QCC members.

        Who: QCC members over the age of 60

        When: Tuesdays at 10:00 AM beginning in July 

        Where: Join zoom meeting link with your computer or tablet for the full virtual experience.

        Questions about the event? Feel free to contact us at qcclub@ontario25.ca.

        After registering, you will receive a confirmation in your email Inbox that will have your unique link to access the Zoom event online.  

        Connecting Matters! programming is made possible through a federal New Horizons For Seniors grant.

        This is a QCC Member-Only program. If you would like to invite a friend or family member, they must first become a member. Click here to join today!

        • October 13, 2021
        • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
        • Zoom virtual event
        • 801
        Register



        Presented by CMHA

        This session provides a basic overview of mental health, mental illness, signs, symptoms and how to access support. You will learn how to be more aware of your own mental health, as well as the mental health of others. Stigma and myths around mental illness will also be addressed. Join us to feel more confident in your knowledge of Mental Health.

        Who should attend this webinar: 

        This webinar is aimed at QCC members above 60 years of age who wants to know more about the mental health, what to be aware of and how to get support. 

        On the day of the event you will receive an email that will have your unique link to access the Zoom event online.

        Presenter: Angela Heeley, Mental Health Promotion and Education Coordinator, CMHA

        Angela has been employed with CMHA for over 11 years in variety of roles. These roles include, providing support on crisis and distress hotlines, running a wide range of support and education groups for adults, and doing community outreach work. Prior to her current role, Angela was part of the “Skills for Safer Living” team, facilitating a psychoeducational program for adults who have attempted suicide one or more times. As such, she is experienced working with individuals in crisis who are at risk. In her current role, she is a certified SafeTALK, Mental Health First Aid, In the Know, and Mental Health Works instructor. She also does customized presentations, sits on various committees in the community, and plans and attends events related to mental health.



        The ‘Connecting Matters!’ program was made possible through funding from the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). 



        The event is open to QCC members only. Find more information about how to become a member here

        • October 14, 2021
        • January 13, 2022
        • 3 sessions
        • ZOOM virtual event
        • 12
        Register

        THUNDER BAY BOOK CLUB

        "That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa Lahiri

        You're invited to join QCC for our Thunder Bay book club's first ‘chapter.’ Our book selections are made thoughtfully, in hopes to inspire meaningful conversations, create discussions that offer new perspectives, and allow for stronger connections with other QCC members in your community.

        Important! If you are registering after July 13th you've missed a chance to vote on the book list, please email us at qcclub@ontario25.ca to get the book list.


        Who should join?

        Book lovers over 60-years of age. Space is limited – so be sure to join today! Once you have registered to join, we ask you to please commit to attending all four sessions, including the first introductory meeting on September 9th.

        Timelines:

        1. Register to join before Tuesday, May 25th  and receive a link to vote for your favourite books
        2. Shortlist of chosen books will be announced the week of July 26th
        3. Introduction Meeting for all four book clubs will be held on September 9th
        4. Book club discussions will be held at 7:00 PM on October 14, November 11 and January 13.
        Questions? Feel free to contact us at qcclub@ontario25.ca


        This Connecting Matters! program is made possible through the federal New Horizons For Seniors grant.



          This is a QCC member-only program. If you would like to invite a friend or family member, they must first become a member. Click here to join today!

          • October 20, 2021
          • January 19, 2022
          • 3 sessions
          • ZOOM virtual event
          • 1
          Register

          GTA BOOK CLUB

          "That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa Lahiri

          You are cordially invited to join QCC for the GTA book club. Due to popular demand we have created a 2nd book club in this city. 

          Our book selections are made thoughtfully, in hopes to inspire meaningful conversations, create discussions that offer new perspectives, and allow for stronger connections with other QCC members in your community.

          Important! If you are registering after July 13th you've missed a chance to vote on the book list, please email us at qcclub@ontario25.ca to get the book list.

          Who should join? Book lovers over 60-years of age. 
          Space is limited – so be sure to join today! 
          Once you have registered to join, we ask you to please commit to attending all four sessions, including the first introductory meeting on September 9th.


            Questions? Feel free to contact us at qcclub@ontario25.ca.
              This Connecting Matters! program is made possible through the federal New Horizons For Seniors grant.



              This is a QCC member-only program. If you would like to invite a friend or family member, they must first become a member. Click here to join today!

              • October 21, 2021
              • January 20, 2022
              • 3 sessions
              • ZOOM virtual event
              • 10
              Register

              GTA BOOK CLUB

              "That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa Lahiri

              You are cordially invited to join QCC for the GTA book club. Due to popular demand we have created a 2nd book club in this city. 

              Our book selections are made thoughtfully, in hopes to inspire meaningful conversations, create discussions that offer new perspectives, and allow for stronger connections with other QCC members in your community.

              Important! If you are registering after July 13th you've missed a chance to vote on the book list, please email us at qcclub@ontario25.ca to get the book list.

              Who should join? Book lovers over 60-years of age. 
              Space is limited – so be sure to join today! 
              Once you have registered to join, we ask you to please commit to attending all four sessions, including the first introductory meeting on September 9th.


                Questions? Feel free to contact us at qcclub@ontario25.ca.
                  This Connecting Matters! program is made possible through the federal New Horizons For Seniors grant.



                  This is a QCC member-only program. If you would like to invite a friend or family member, they must first become a member. Click here to join today!

                  • October 28, 2021
                  • January 27, 2022
                  • 3 sessions
                  • ZOOM virtual event
                  • 10
                  Register

                  LONDON BOOK CLUB

                  "That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa Lahiri

                  You're invited to join QCC for our London book club's first ‘chapter.’ Our book selections are made thoughtfully, in hopes to inspire meaningful conversations, create discussions that offer new perspectives, and allow for stronger connections with other QCC members in your community.

                  Important! If you are registering after July 13th you've missed a chance to vote on the book list, please email us at qcclub@ontario25.ca to get the book list.

                  Who should join? Book lovers over 60-years of age. 

                  Space is limited – so be sure to join today! Once you have registered to join, please commit to attending all four sessions, including the first introductory session.

                  Timelines:
                  1. Register to join before Tuesday, May 25th  and receive a link to vote for your favourite books
                  2. Shortlist of chosen books will be announced the week of July 27th
                  3. Introduction Meeting for all four book clubs will be held on September 9th
                  4. Book club discussions will be held at 7:00 PM on October 28th, November 25th and January 27th

                  Questions? Feel free to contact us at qcclub@ontario25.ca

                  This Connecting Matters! program is made possible through the federal New Horizons For Seniors grant.

                  This is a QCC member-only program. If you would like to invite a friend or family member, they must first become a member. Click here to join today!