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OMERS Review of Plan

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.

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.

If you are interested in learning more about the Municipal Retirees Organization Ontario, feel free to Contact Us.

Latest News

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.

These 99 Retirement Tips May Surprise You

Gain unique insight on a range of retirement topics, from investing and financial planning to travel and lifestyle, based on Fisher Investments’ decades of experience working with successful retirees.

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!

July 2018 Newsletter

Much Hangs in the Balance
It is an interesting time for retirees and retirement incomes. It is a time when MROO’s voice is needed more than ever to speak out about the concerns of retirees.

OMERS - The Social Value of the Plan

Research confirms that the OMERS defined benefit pension plan generates social and economic value for communities in Ontario, underscoring the importance of preserving OMERS as a defined benefit pension plan

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