10 Tips to Save on Car Insurance
Members have access to preferred rates with affinity
partner, TD Insurance. Become an informed consumer as you look to
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Buying a new car is a significant purchase for most of
us, so it pays to do your research and a little prep-work before
walking into a dealership. Our affinity partner, TD Insurance, shares
some things every new car buyer needs to know ►http://go.td.com/28YO0s9
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What is your ACPA
membership worth to you?
to Title - professional designation and stamp
complaints and discipline processes
of a well respected organization
Did you know that ACPA members and other
professionals that own their own businesses do not have to pay for
a business license?
That's right. Under POARA, "no municipality has the power to require any
member of a registered association to obtain a licence from the
municipality to engage in the field of practice established by the
registered association under the regulations." That is an annual saving of $50 to $500 or more
depending on your business and municipality.
Did you know that ACPA
members can claim their membership fees on their tax form?
Your membership fees are entered on Line 212 of your
T1 General under annual union, professional or like dues. Your fees
are subtracted directly from your income to calculate your net
income. For the average member this would represent a saving of
roughly $75. (Of course, if your employer pays your fees you can't
use this deduction.)
Did you know that ACPA members can save big money on
- Home and Auto
Insurance - TD Meloche Monnex
- Professional and
General Liability Insurance - starting this fall.
- ARTA Benefit plan
for members over 55 - starting this fall.
Fly airport parking - save about $18 on one week's parking.
NEW - Health, Dental and
Travel benefit plan for ACPA members over 55
pleased to announce a new retiree benefits plan for eligible ACPA
worked with the Alberta Retired Teachers' Association (ARTA) to
make the ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan available to eligible ACPA
retirees (present and future).
If you apply
between September 1, 2016 and November 30, 2016, you
are automatically approved for coverage, which includes Emergency
out of Canada travel insurance.
Retiree Benefits Plan offers four Extended Health Care plans to
choose from. Coverage highlights include: prescription drugs,
paramedical coverage (chiropractor, physiotherapist massage, etc.),
coverage for wheelchairs, hearing aids and CPAP machines, and much
more.There are also three Dental Care plans to choose from, which
include dental exams, cleanings, fillings and minor and major
following documents provide all the information you need to enroll
in the ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan:
You can also sign into your ACPA account on the ACPA
website at www.pchem.ca and view
this information on the Members Only Benefits page under the Member
You do not
need to participate in this plan right now in order to get coverage
in the future. As long as you join the ARTA plan following
termination of coverage from your employer's (or your spouse's)
group benefits plan, you may get coverage without medical evidence
of insurability as long as you submit your application within 60
days of losing group benefits coverage.
If you have general questions about the ARTA Retiree
Benefits Plan, or your eligibility to participate, please contact
ARTA toll-free at 1-855-212-2400 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Mentees and
in Science Engineering and Research) and UA-WiSE (University of
Alberta - Women in Science and Engineering) are starting the second
year of their mentorship program that will support men and women in
various stages of their STEM careers. WISER is pleased to
invite ACPA professionals to be part of the WISER\UA-WiSE
Mentorship Program 2016-2017.
structure will be trios consisting of one undergraduate student,
one graduate student or early-career professional, and one
experienced professional. This benefits graduate student or
early-career professional to gain some experience mentoring an
undergraduate student under the supervision of an experienced
mentor. We are currently looking for applicants from academia,
industry and government in the Edmonton area.
Mentorship hours count towards Professional
Developments Credit (PDC) for APEGA & ACPA members.
Have you registered for
your Ethics Course?
ACPA members must take this course by the end of 2016. These are
the last five Ethics courses that will be offered this calendar
The ACPA has
been working hard to identify some new member benefits.
Have you tried our Park'N Fly parking code yet? One of our members
recently saved $18 on one week parking.
Airport Parking is pleased to extend its corporate discount program
to ACPA members. Members can use the discount code (#828974)
business and leisure travel. If you travel
frequently, you can save even more by joining the Rewards Program.
We will also
be announcing a new Professional Liability Insurance plan through
HUB International this fall.
are listed in the Careers
page on the ACPA
check this web page regularly for new postings that may have
tight application deadlines.
advertisements are posted on the ACPA website for a three-month period. A
$100 fee is charged for this service, but this fee will be waived
for advertisements submitted by ACPA members in good standing
(Professional Chemists or Chemists-in-Training) on behalf of their
organizations. Ads may be e-mailed directly to the ACPA office.
The content of this newsletter is provided only as
an information service to members. Inclusion of any information
does not represent official positions, opinions or support of the
Association of the Chemical Profession of Alberta (ACPA), or its
Officers, Directors, or staff members. The information is collected
from a variety of sources and is circulated to the membership as
information only. The ACPA does not guarantee that all submissions
will be circulated and is not responsible for the accuracy of
any information provided.
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