Who We Are
The Retired Teachers of Ontario ~ les enseignantes et enseignants retraitÚs de l'Ontario.
The official voice for all retired Ontario teachers. A voluntary organization of over 72,000 retired Ontario educators.
What We Do
Monitor pension legislation, providing input on proposed changes and recommending improvements, e.g. indexing of pensions (1975); adjustments to low pensions (1988); the Social Contract (1993); triennial pension improvement negotiations, with OTF, (1993, 1996, 1999, etc.).
Provide health and other insurance benefits such as no-deductible Extended Health Care, travel while outside Ontario, vision, dental, auto and home insurance.
Advocate and take political action on behalf of retired teachers on issues such as health care, education, services for seniors, energy and the environment.
Publish Renaissance, a quarterly magazine for members
Offer a travel program for members and friends.
Provide over 45 Fact Sheets containing helpful information specifically for retired Ontario teachers.
Offer support and financial assistance to members in need.
Membership in RTO/ERO is available in two categories: Full and Associate.
To display a chart with information about membership in each of the categories and thier fees, click here.
You can also download an application form from our provincial website www.rto-ero.org
For further information on membership fees and categories,
please contact the Provincial Office at 416-962-9463 or