Advocacy at ARTA

ARTA is an effective advocate for its members and retirees with similar interests and concerns. ARTA is recognized as a valued and respected spokesperson on behalf of its members and those in the broader community.

Ensuring our members' voices are heard on issues impacting them most is of vital importance to ARTA. Advocating for retirees in Alberta and beyond is a never-ending pursuit for our association. ARTA participates in advocacy on a number of issues, and we continue to identify more opportunities to make the voice of retirees heard. ARTA, along with its strategic partners, continues to be active in bringing issues affecting seniors to the forefront, ensuring that those in political office are mindful of the needs of seniors.

Unified Voice

ARTA ensures a unified voice is heard on issues affecting current and future retired individuals.

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Fundamentals of Advocacy

Learn more about how Advocacy is part of the strategic goals at ARTA.

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Advocacy Partners


Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund (ATRF)

ATRF administers the Alberta teachers' pension plans. For working teachers and those who have already retired, ATRF is your pension expert.

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Alberta Teachers' Association (ATA)

ARTA is recognized as a special local of the ATA. ARTA often advocates together with the ATA for support of current and retired teachers in the province of Alberta.

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Canadian Association of Retired Teachers (ACER-CART)

ARTA is proud to be a member association of ACER-CART.


Marilyn Bossert – Western Representative
Lawrence Hrycan
– ARTA National Representative

Canadian Association for Retired Persons (CARP)

This association advocates for better health care and financial security for Canadians as we age. 

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Public Interest Alberta (PIA)

PIA is a non-profit, non-partisan, province-wide organization focused on education and advocacy on public interest issues.

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Lawrence Hrycan - ARTA Representative