|Thank you for visiting our site. The Shell Oiltimers Club
(Alberta) is a social club based in Calgary (Shell Canada Head
Office) for all Shell retirees (and their spouses). Any person
or the surviving spouse of any deceased person who has retired
from employment with any of the Shell Group of companies after
service for a number of years sufficient to qualify for a
company pension may become a member on one-time payment of the
required fee. In the event of the death of a member, the
member's membership will automatically pass to his/her surviving
spouse (if applicable).
If you need additional
information about the Club, you can send us a request using the
'Contact Us' button above, or by contacting a member of the
Executive at a telephone number listed on the Club Information
page (use the 'Club Information' button to the left). If you
wish to join the Club, details are shown on the on-line Club
membership application form, which you can view by clicking the
'Join the Club' button at left. To join, please follow
instructions on the form.
PLEASE NOTE: Payment of the required membership
fee must be made by PayPal using the application form! If you
have a problem with this, please use the 'Contact Us' button to
send us details.
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||Current news and summaries of planned
events are posted in the Current Club News section below. To
access detailed club information at this website, log in below
to the Member Services area - this will give you access to
details about club events, meetings and activities; membership
(including the Membership List); member news (including the
Obituaries List); and current and archived newsletters.
Not Receiving Club Communications?
The club communicates with members by email. If we don't have your
current email address, your
membership status will be set to Inactive and we cannot
send club information to you until we do!
If you can log
in below, check your information in the Club members List and
use the 'Personal Information Update' form to send us any
changes. If you can't log in, use the 'Contact Us' button at the
top of this screen so that we can check your information and
answer your query.
Replying to a Club Email:
Except for emails
sent directly from a member of our Executive, we send out Club
information using two basic "From" email addresses: a general
address, and a notifications address. We can handle your reply
if you reply to a general email, but for notifications,
we are unable to respond (however, appropriate
reply information will usually be included in the body of the
email). Please check the "From" address on any email from us
before attempting to reply.
Has your Personal Information
With the exception of your email address, privacy legislation restricts us from
accepting changes to your personal information using the Contact Us form
available on this page or by telephone - if you have a change to your personal information,
please use the 'Personal Info Update' button available after you log in
New Information about a Member or Other Questions?
Please let us know using the 'Contact Us' button at the
top of this page, or at the Directory page after you log in
below, or contact the Communications
& Membership Chairman directly.
A Membership Guide is now available.
Use the button at left to download it and open it with the login
ID as password. This guide contains a summary of important basic
information you need to know as a member of this Club.
You must be a registered Club member with a login ID to access the Member Services
area - if you are a member and have forgotten your login ID, or do not yet have one, you
can request one by
'Contact Us' button at the top of this page.
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Current Club News:
Please visit the
area for details.
Board Response to the COVID-19 Situation
The Board of Directors has
reviewed the ongoing COVID-19 situation and its impact on
the Club. Considering no change to the continuing mandatory social
distancing and the current limit on the size of public meetings,
the Board has confirmed the Club will not be holding any
Club events or meetings for the remainder of 2020, and with
respect to holding the annual Spring Theatre in March, the
Board will reevaluate the situation early in the new year.
We hope to hold the 2019 and 2020 AGMs concurrently in May
We will continue to keep you
informed of any factors affecting our operations. We know
you have probably been bombarded by news and recommendations
about dealing with this virus, and can only wish you to be
safe at this time. If you have any questions concerning club
operations, please send us an email or use one of the Contact Us
We recently sent COVID-19 information and
tips to members - if you wish, you can view these by
All planned 2020-21 member Events and Meetings
are currently on hold (see
Registration and payment options for current Events and Meetings
are shown with the advertising for each at the Events & Meetings
page. Before attempting to register, please log in above, visit
the Events & Meetings page and pay particular
attention to the payment options explained in the advertising!
sponsored by the Club are the responsibility of the persons
organizing each - please contact them for current status
The 2019 hiking season review is now available, posted on the activities page.
No schedule is available for the 2019-20 XC/Outdoor Activities,
but if you are interested, please see the information at the
Fuelling Kindness (formerly Days of Caring)
activities are great opportunities to support our local
community and make a difference while connecting with some of
your fellow retirees.
The activity scheduled
for April 1 at the Calgary Food Bank was cancelled
due to the current COVID-19 situation
and will be rescheduled for a later date (more information at
the Activities page).
Tuesday City Walks
Group half day walks (with minimum elevation) throughout Calgary pathways are being organized by Oiltimers
members and are self-directed by
the group participants. For details about this activity and
signing up, please visit the Activities page.
United Way Contributions:
To have your United Way contribution recognized
and matched by Shell, you will need to be registered
on the Shell Retiree United Way Campaign email list.
When the campaign is active, instructions on how to do this are shown in the Bulletin Board
section of the Member Services home page.
Retiree Contact at Shell:
Should you, as a retiree, have any questions related to
retirement, please contact the Shell Benefits Centre toll-free
at 1-877-550-3539 (1-416-390-2633 if outside Canada and the
U.S.) from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mountain Time. To access the Shell
Canada Alumni website, please
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If you have any news you wish to post, you can do that here - see instructions on the
Member News page.
Did you Know?
SOAR (Toronto) newsletters have been posted at this website
since 2009. If you have an interest in what's going on with that
Shell retiree association, you can download them from the
Newsletters page in the Member Services area.
07-Jan-21 Updated Membership List posted
03-Sep-20 Updated Obituaries List posted
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