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.

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.
December 15, 2018

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.
September 29, 2018

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.
September 23, 2018

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.
August 24, 2018

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
August 3, 2018

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 25, 2018

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.
June 30, 2018

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
June 30, 2018

Longstays Vacation from Merit Travel

Longstays Vacations 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!
May 29, 2018

Trips with our Travel Partner, Merit Travel

QUÉBEC CITY The Crown Jewel of French Canada and/or THE RHINE DANUBE SYMPHONY
May 29, 2018

March 2018 Newsletter

Protecting the pensions and enhancing the quality of life for all OMERS pensioners.
February 28, 2018

OMERS reports 2017 investment return of 11.5%

Investments generated almost $10 billion of net investment income
February 23, 2018

Will 16,000 Sears Canada retirees see their pensions?

Sears Canada paid millions in dividends while its pension went underfunded. Now the former employees may end up paying the price.
February 2, 2018

Aging well: information for seniors

See what programs and services are available to help you lead a healthy, active and engaged life over 65.
January 29, 2018

OPINION: Coming changes threaten security of Ontario's pensioners

A store closing sign is shown on a Sears store at the Oakville Place mall on Nov. 23, 2017.THE CANADIAN PRESS
December 7, 2017

Grey matters: Make paying pensioners a super-priority

Federal legislation to protect security of workers’ employment funds is long overdue
September 1, 2017

2017 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to all recipients!
September 1, 2017

Retirement Readiness Survey

MROO Retirement Readiness Survey
July 12, 2017

Latest Newsletter

Our July 2017 newsletter is now available
July 1, 2017

Happy 40th MROO!

We are celebrating 40 years in 2017!
June 8, 2017

OMERS investment return improves in 2016

MSN news article
February 24, 2017

2016 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to all recipients! New photos added.
August 19, 2016

MROO has Partnered with Merit Travel

An extraordinary and fully comprehensive travel program to our members
August 2, 2016

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Help us spread the word about the benefits of MROO!
July 8, 2016

Welcome to our new Website!

January 22, 2016