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With more than 4,000 strong, District 27 of the Retired Teachers of Ontario boasts the second-largest membership in Ontario, with individuals ranging in age from their pre-fifties to early hundreds! Outside of the Provincial Office, Ottawa-Carleton is the only District to offer truly bilingual services, including the Horizons 27 magazine and this website. Founded in 1971, District 27 celebrated its fortieth anniversary in 2011.


Newred 2017-2018 RTO/ERO University Scholarship
For applicants enrolled in the last year/semester of a program that is recognized at a Canadian Publicly-Funded or Not-for-Profit
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Newred The Project Service to Others (PSTO)
RTO/ERO proudly operates a grant program for its 48 Districts, providing $100,000 to sponsor local community projects through Project – Service to Others (PSTO).
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Newred June Szeman Memorial Award to Pauline Trudel
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A special award presented in recognition for excellent leadership and dedication to the goals of our district.
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Newred “Know Your Health Plan” workshop
The “Know Your Health Plan” workshop will take place on February 23rd, 1:30 to 3:30p.m., at the Heron Centre, This is an excellent opportunity to ask questions and to learn more about your health insurance. There is no charge but members are asked to register by contacting our District Health Representative, Doug Carter, by phone at 613-596-3838 or by email at dehcarter@gmail.com.
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Newred December 6, 2017 — Great team work! Christmas cards signature work bee.
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Newred Highlights of the 2017 AGM
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November 14, 2017 — Lasting for an hour, the District Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held at the Guigues Service Centre, 159 Murray Street with forty or so members attending.
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Newred Navigating the Retirement Community Workshop
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October 20, 2017 — Making a move to a Retirement Community is a big decision. Educating yourself on the various options and the differences is a large part of the journey. This can be time consuming, confusing and even stressful.
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Twenty-second 80+ Luncheon for RTO and RWTO Members draws appreciative crowd
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October 10, 2017 — The annual 80+ Reception, held at the Centurion Conference and Event Centre, was another resounding success for District 27 with a large and appreciative turnout.
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The Nunavut Department of Education is seeking teachers to teach in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut starting as soon a possible.
>Visit our Volunteer Positions page



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The provincial Political Advocacy Committee (PAC) has produced a new brochure which states how RTO/ERO advocates for RTO/ERO members and Seniors.
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VENGO Program
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RTO/ERO’S ESPRIT Magazine
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Promoting the Interest of Seniors - McMaster’s Optimal Aging Portal
The Canadian Association of Retired Teachers (CART) has partnered with McMaster Optimal Aging Portal to bring you healthy aging that you can trust.
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Address changes must now be made through the RTO/ERO Provincial Office
If you wish to change your postal address or add an email address to your member profile, RTO/ERO Provincial requests that members contact the provincial office at: membership@rto-ero.org



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Our Membership is Growing

The membership of RTO/ERO, ranging in age from the pre-fifties to 100+, is over 77,000. Most RTO/ERO members live in Ontario and are affiliated with one of the 45 districts into which the provincial organization is divided.