Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Chapter ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)
November 29, 2023 – Limited Seating! RSVP ASAP!

You are invited to attend the 2023 Annual General Meeting of the GTA Chapter of the Retired Members Guild (RMG), which will feature a free lunch and guest speakers.

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Registration and Lunch: 11:30 a.m.

Time: From noon to approximately 2:30 p.m.

Location: The Pickle Barrel Restaurant, Yorkdale Shopping Centre (north-west corner of Yorkdale Mall between The Bay and The Cheesecake Factory)

- There is plenty of free parking and the location is accessible by TTC.

Free Lunch (value $25)

The Pickle Barrel will be offering us a specific menu with the following choices:

  • Corned Beef Deli Sandwich
  • Smoked Meat Deli Sandwich
  • Pastrami Deli Sandwich
  • BBBLT (Applewood smoked bacon, peameal bacon, prosciutto, crispy bacon aioli, tomato and lettuce, on artisan bread).
  • Classic Burger
  • Big Life Plant Burger

The above free lunch includes a non-alcoholic drink (soft drink, coffee or tea), HST and gratuities.  Attendees will be billed separately for alcoholic drinks.

OR alternatively, members may order other food choices from the restaurant's regular menu but such orders will be billed separately and paid by the member directly to the restaurant.  Upon presentation of the receipt to the Treasurer at the end of the meeting, such members will be reimbursed up to $25.

Guest Speakers:

Melissa Chang, Director, Operations and Sustainability, NORC Innovation Centre, will speak on the subject of "aging in place".

Brian BarrettOntario Regional Representative of the Retired Members Guild, will provide an update on issues discussed at our National office. 

A Q&A session will follow each speaker. Please join us as we discuss cutting-edge issues which are very relevant to retired members. This is your opportunity to stay in the loop! Renew old friendships. Make new ones.

Other Agenda Items:

The following items are currently scheduled:

  • Regular Chapter business
  • Vacant Chapter Executive Positions
  • Draw for door prizes

For more information about the RMG, please visit

SEATING IS LIMITED. Please rsvp by email as soon as possible and no later than November 27, 2023 to Soon Yee at or to Aron Wolfson at if you wish to attend. Early RSVP's will be given preference in the event that demand exceeds the maximum limit of attendees.


Aron Wolfson
President, GTA Chapter

Retired Members Guild