On Wednesday, May 24th, hundreds of brothers and sisters from across Toronto and beyond came together for a reunion at ATU Local 113’s Annual Pensioners’ Party.
It was obvious by the lineup, which started an hour before the doors opened, that our pensioners were excited to reconnect and celebrate their hard work and commitment.
While enjoying their complimentary lunch and refreshments, the mood in the arena was upbeat and celebratory. We had a chance to speak with several pensioners one-on-one about how they enjoy retired life and there were a few reoccurring themes:
- Volunteering is a rewarding way to spend your time
- Enjoy time with friends and family in retirement
- The friends you make at work often stay with you for life
- ATU Local 113’s Elite Defined Pension Plan allows its members an exceptional standard of living
Here’s what a few of the pensioners and friends of the TTC had to say: