Serving Halton in:

RTOERO District 15 Halton

Georgetown

Burlington

has over

2900 members!

Acton

Milton

Oakville

2019 - 2021

District 15

Executive

Join our local group of retired education workers.

Group Insurance Plans -  This link takes you to the RTOERO website: Affordable coverage

District 15 Halton is one of 51 districts of RTOERO. Read more on our Who we are page.

 

 

 

 

 

You can take some actions

* Invitation for Task Force members here.
* CFUW survey re Long Term Care here.
* Attend free online workshop concerning OTPP and the Climate Crisis. Info here.


 

Academic Spirit Awards 2021

HDSB Students' Deadline is April 30, 2021
Apply through Halton Learning Foundation - Guidance Counsellor

HCDSB Students' Deadline is May 10, 2021
Application form is here.
Completed applications in PDF are to be sent to District15Halton@gmail.com with subject line 'Awards'

 

 

 

District 15 Halton's Board Needs You!

Role descriptions are available here. 

Webmaster - full training and mentoring provided

First Vice-President

Chair of Program Committee

Chair of Social Committee

 

 

Political Advocacy - you can help our businesses! Read more about Bill 239 - Stay At Home If You Are Sick Act and what action you can take.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rich Profit, RTOERO Chair, sends letter to Ontario Minister of Long-Term Care advocating for members and seniors during COVID-19 pandemic.

Read his letter here.

 

 

 

 

RTOERO Political Advocacy Committee is speaking up on 3 key issues read the position papers here:

Seniors StrategyGeriatric Health Care - Physical and Mental Health of Older Adults, and Environmental Stewardship. More information is found at Vibrant Voices

District 15's PAC Chair, Claudia Stewart, is asking us to focus on the issue of Physical and Mental Health for Older Adults. Read her important message here.

Take action and send your Long-Term Care Advocacy letter to your local MP and MPP. Here is the fillable form-scroll down the page to the form.

 

 

The Halton Herald  Needs You!

The editors want to enlliven the Herald in 2021 with aticles and pictures from RTOERO District 15 members.

Tell us:

  • What you are up to.
  • How life has changed in retirement.
  • How the grandkids are.
  • Funny stories from  your teaching days.
  • Colleagues you'd like to hear from through the Herald
  • Who you remember fondly from those days.
  • What adventures you have embarked on.
  • What new activities you have taken up.
  • Stories, poems, musings you'd like to share.

Don't worry if you are new to writing for publication. We will make you look good!

Please send articles for the September Halton Herald by July 15, 2021 to Nanci Wakeman at District15Halton@gmail.com

  • 2021 April Halton Herald is here.

  • Messages from Members here.

Engage with RTOERO on social media

Connect with RTOERO on social media to discover:

  • Healthy aging tips, information and resources
  • Fun member stories, photos and contents
  • RTOERO news
  • Connections with like-minded RTOERO members
  • Retirement ideas and inspiration
  •  #TogetherAtHome National Photo Tour.

 

How to watch past RTOERO webinars

RTOERO has offered some learning opportunities recently that may be of interest. You can find past webinars on the site at rtoero.ca/resources/videos/. These videos are now available:
Rights of older persons: Support, ratify, demand now – With Margaret Gillis, president of the International Longevity Centre Canada and Dr. Tamara Daly, director of the York University Centre for Aging Research and Education.
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on older Canadians with Dr. Rachel Savage from Women’s College Research Institute presents findings from a survey that was administered to RTOERO members in early May 2020.

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Here is the letter from Minister of Long-Term Care in response to letter sent

Read the letter sent by Claudia Stewart, Political Advocacy Committee