Welcome to MROO!

MROO was created as a not-for-profit corporation in 1977. We speak on behalf of all OMERS retirees and currently provide services to 22,000 members. MROO is the largest OMERS retiree organization and the only one with membership open to retirees from all walks of local government life – former union, non-union and management employees of municipalities, police and fire services, libraries, hydro commissions, schools boards, health units, and other employers in the OMERS pension plan.

Our board consists of elected directors from nine zones across the province. We are an independent, non-partisan organization formed to voice the interests of all OMERS retirees to OMERS and to governments of all levels, represent our membership in legislative matters that affect retirement and provide services that benefits our members.

 

SimplyConnect Partnership Program

MROO and SimplyConnect are pleased to announce the overwhelmingly positive response to the partnership program developed between the two organizations. Please click here for more information on how to take advantage of the great opportunity for MROO members to save on cell-phone and smart-phone service. Or visit www.simplyconnect.ca/MROO.

 

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Latest News

Call To Action

As you have probably heard the provincial government is planning to end out of country OHIP coverage. The proposed changes were announced in late April with less than a week provided to voice concerns or gather information. There are so many unknowns with regards to these changes and how it will affect the average Ontarian.

Get Smart About Money

RRSPs and TFSAs can both help you save for your financial goals, but there are important differences. Depending on your financial situation and goals, you may choose to contribute to both or only one.

MEET OUR PARTNER - ALLIANCE PHARMACY GROUP

We now live in a time that has seen fundamental changes in the way many of us buy goods and services. The era of eCommerce and online shopping is here to stay. Technology can offer useful new ways to greatly improve our quality of life. This certainly applies to many aspects of health care; including pharmacy.

Ontario's New Distracted Driving Laws To Take Effect Jan. 1, 2019

Drivers convicted of distracted driving under the new laws will be punished with a licence suspension, a hefty fine and demerit points. The severity of the punishment increases with the number of subsequent offences committed.

Advocacy Centre of the Elderly!

We're excited to host our Tuesdays with OSSCO in our brand new home: 345 Wilson Avenue, Suite 404, Toronto, ON, M3H 5W1. For September 2018, Tuesdays with OSSCO invites Graham Webb from the Advocacy Centre of the Elderly to discuss 'Consent, Capacity & Substitute Decision Making'. Graham Webb has been the Executive Director of ACE from October 2016. Prior to accepting this position, Graham was the Staff Litigation Lawyer at ACE from May 1995 to September 2016. Don't miss this informative session with the Advocacy Centre of the Elderly! Registration is required and space is limited.

A Guide to Death Care in Ontario

The Bereavement Authority of Ontario administers provisions of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 (FBCSA) on behalf of the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services.

New 5% off Hosted and Longstays With Merit Travel

* Applicable for new bookings ONLY
* Spain and Portugal programs are excluded from this promotion
* This discount program may not be combined with any other offers, ie Merit Gift Cards
* Only MROO members are eligible for this discount, not their travelling companions
* Discount is on the pre tax amount

2019 Merit Travel Longstay Vacations

Longstays are a collection of longer duration vacations, exclusively by Merit Travel. Spend up to 30 days in your favourite destination. Live like a local with the perks of a tourist!

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