June 2 is election day! Questions for local candidates ...


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During this provincial election campaign, RTOERO is providing resources for members and our community – helping you talk to your local candidates about policies that support all Ontarians.

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Questions for candidates about geriatric health care

  • How will you meet the care needs of seniors, in hospital and in the community?
  • How will you make sure that geriatric training is mandatory across health care?
  • What are your public policy priorities to boost the overall well-being of seniors?
  • How will you improve long-term care?
  • How will you protect seniors from elder abuse?

Questions for candidates about seniors strategy

  • What are you doing to support universal public pharmacare?
  • How will you improve access to the services/supports that help seniors to live independently and age in place?
  • What steps will you take to support a UN Convention on the Rights of Older Persons?

Questions for candidates about environmental stewardship

  • How will you increase recycling and reduce waste?
  • What sustainable transportation policies do you support?
  • How will you protect our freshwater?
  • What steps will you take to solve the drinking water crisis in First Nations communities? 
Visit vibrantvoices.ca/provincial to read more about these issues and to send a message to your candidates about the issues.
This is an important election in Ontario as we emerge from the pandemic—how we emerge, the lessons we take forward, and the future we will build towards are all at stake. 
Rich Prophet, Chair, RTOERO
RTOERO is a bilingual trusted voice on healthy, active living in the retirement journey for the broader education community. With 82,000+ members in 51 districts across Canada, we are the largest national provider of non-profit group health benefits for education retirees. We welcome members who work in or are retired from the early years, schools and school boards, post-secondary and any other capacity in education. We believe in a better future, together!