Advocacy

RTOERO response to 2021 Saskatchewan recycling program consultation
RTOERO response to 2021 Saskatchewan recycling program consultation

We recently responded to a public consultation by the Government of Saskatchewan on the province’s recycling program. The following is the text of our official […]

RTOERO response to 2021 federal budget
RTOERO response to 2021 federal budget

The following letter was sent in response to the 2021 Canadian federal budget, released on April 18, 2021.  As a voice for healthy aging in […]

Webinar: The Aging Continuum – Secure the Support Necessary for The Journey
Webinar: The Aging Continuum – Secure the Support Necessary for The Journey

We welcomed Anita Plunkett, R.P.N. Cert. Ad.Ed and  Grace Welch, Volunteer Champlain Region Family Council (CRFCN, Member Ottawa Council on Aging (COA) to discuss the […]

Rebuilding long-term care from the ground up
Rebuilding long-term care from the ground up

By Dr. Paula Rochon, Dr. Nathan Stall and Barbara Miszkiel This article originally appeared in the fall 2020 issue of the RTOERO Foundation newsletter. Long-term […]

A Tribute to Valerie Mah
A Tribute to Valerie Mah

Sometimes in life there is a person whose very essence is kindness and goodness. That is an apt description of Valerie Mah. If the late […]

Webinar:  Rights of older persons
Webinar: Rights of older persons

We welcomed Margaret Gillis, president of the International Longevity Centre Canada and Dr. Tamara Daly, director of the York University Centre for Aging Research and […]

RTOERO responds to 2021 budget consultations
RTOERO responds to 2021 budget consultations

As part of our advocacy efforts, we respond to provincial and federal consultation opportunities. We recently submitted responses to budget consultations for the federal government […]

Over 500 challenge participants in third annual Social Isolation Awareness Month
Over 500 challenge participants in third annual Social Isolation Awareness Month

The RTOERO Foundation’s third annual Social Isolation Awareness Month campaign wrapped up at the end of October. The campaign’s focus was to shine a light […]

RTOERO calls for election of age-friendly candidates in B.C.
RTOERO calls for election of age-friendly candidates in B.C.

October 19, 2020 When British Columbians go to the polls on Oct. 24, RTOERO is urging them to elect age-friendly candidates. Through a digital campaign, […]