Advocacy

Shifting the problem does not solve the problem: RTOERO signs joint letter expressing concern over Bill 7 in Ontario
Shifting the problem does not solve the problem: RTOERO signs joint letter expressing concern over Bill 7 in Ontario

RTOERO signed a joint letter to the Ontario Government to express grave concerns over Bill 7, More Beds, Better Care Act, 2022. Other signatories include: […]

How you can be involved in preventative public health efforts
How you can be involved in preventative public health efforts

There’s growing recognition that members of the public need to be involved in preventative public health projects. Many societal health problems are avoidable and designing […]

RTOERO advocates at the federal level to improve the future of seniors
RTOERO advocates at the federal level to improve the future of seniors

This spring, RTOERO board members and Political Advocacy Committee members met with federal ministers and members of Parliament to speak about critical issues that matter to seniors across Canada. RTOERO offered its expertise and insight to help policy makers on any questions in which a seniors’ perspective would be useful. 

A United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older Persons to combat ageism and protect seniors
A United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older Persons to combat ageism and protect seniors

On June 9, 2022, during the RTOERO Vibrant Voices webinar Human rights denied: Canadians against ageism, Margaret Gillis and Dr. Kiran Rabheru from the International […]

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 […]

Electric cars: 4 reasons to consider making the change
Electric cars: 4 reasons to consider making the change

It’s no secret that getting a new car has been a challenge with disruptions to the supply chain. We’ve also seen the cost of used […]

20 David Suzuki quotes to ponder and process
20 David Suzuki quotes to ponder and process

Dr. David Suzuki spoke to RTOERO members during a member webinar and, unsurprisingly, his talk was eloquent and urgent. It left our members and staff […]

How to advocate for issues that matter to you
How to advocate for issues that matter to you

Let’s face it; there’s no shortage of issues to care about and advocate for. It might seem like you need to be part of a […]

Age in place: Make your home and routines safe for healthy aging
Age in place: Make your home and routines safe for healthy aging

According to a 2021 national survey conducted by March of Dimes Canada, 78 per cent of us want to stay in our homes, but the […]