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Executive Meeting Minutes – April 21, 2022
Executive Meeting Minutes – April 21, 2022

Read the minutes from our most recent Executive Committee Meeting by clicking on the following link: RTO Executive Meeting Via ZOOM Minutes April 21 2022 The minutes will open in a new tab or be downloaded to your device.

Spring 2022 Applepress Newsletter
Spring 2022 Applepress Newsletter

Read the latest newsletter from District 30 – Northumberland! RTONews56 Electronic

RTOERO Community Grants 2022
RTOERO Community Grants 2022

RTOERO Community Grants – 2022 RTOERO Community Grants are designed to encourage all RTOERO Districts to support and partner with local organizations to promote projects that will help our organization to meet our strategic goals of: to improve the lives of members and seniors; be the trusted voice for the broader education communities; and broaden […]

Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Support
Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Support

A donation of $1,000 was made to the Canadian Red Cross Ukraine Support fund on behalf of the members of RTOERO District 30 – Northumberland. The donation was approved at the March 8, 2022 Executive Committee meeting.

District 30 helps to add capacity for the Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre
District 30 helps to add capacity for the Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre

The Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre in Cobourg aims to increase its shelter capacity by 20 per cent, with the help of a $2,485 grant from District 30 Northumberland of RTOERO. One of the core purposes of Cornerstone is to provide shelter to women and children affected by family violence and abuse. Their shelter capacity fell […]

District 30 Donates to Clarington East Food Bank
District 30 Donates to Clarington East Food Bank

District 30 recently made a donation to the Clarington East Food Bank!

Women’s Age Lab: Follow up questions with Dr. Rochon
Women’s Age Lab: Follow up questions with Dr. Rochon

Dr. Paula Rochon, RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine and Dr. Rachel Savage, epidemiologist and a research scientist, based at Women’s Age Lab at Women’s College Hospital presented a webinar in November 2021 about the Women’s Age Lab. Webinar attendees, as always, had plenty of questions. Here are some of the questions and answers we didn’t have time […]

RTOERO urges Ontarians to speak with one voice this election on issues of dignity, survival
RTOERO urges Ontarians to speak with one voice this election on issues of dignity, survival

Toronto, May 25, 2021 – RTOERO is sounding the alarm on issues of dignity and survival during the federal election campaign. This month, it launched a digital campaign urging Ontarians to speak with one voice on three critical issues: environmental stewardship, geriatric healthcare and seniors strategy. The campaign invites Ontarians to send a letter to […]

New curated media kits provide quick access to current thinking for journalists covering aging-related topics
New curated media kits provide quick access to current thinking for journalists covering aging-related topics

RTOERO recently launched four new virtual media kits to help journalists covering aging-related topics. The kits, which focus on the retirement journey, insurance, ageism and healthy aging, will be updated regularly as new materials become available. “Media and online content creators have a key role in eliminating stereotypes and upholding rights for older Canadians,” says […]