Advocacy


MROO's advocacy priorities are as follows:

  • OMERS governance and sustainability
  • Retirement Income - public programs
  • Seniors’ Independent Living – public policies and programs for home care and community support

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The following are publications related to MROO's advocacy priorities:


OMERS members over age 71 opening new OMERS AVC accounts

Letter to Marianne Love and Frank Ramagnano - Co-chairs OMERS Sponsors Corp
February 7, 2017

Taxation of employer-paid health insurance premiums

Letter to the Minister of Finance Canada
February 6, 2017

Response to Ontario consultation on pension plan solvency funding

Article by the Canadian Federation of Pensioners
September 21, 2016

Stelco Pensioners and Pension Plan funding

Letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne
September 15, 2016

Stelco Pensioners - US Steel and federal legislation

Letter to Minister Bains
September 15, 2016

Retraction of the Proposed Increase in ODB Premium

Letter to the Minister of Health and Long-term Care
April 19, 2016

Response to the Government of Canada 2016-17 Budget

Letter to the Minister of Finance Canada
March 29, 2016

2015 Federal Election - Pension Matters to Consider

Party positions on 8 questions related to pensions and retirement income
August 4, 2015

Capital Markets Stability Act

Letter to the Minister of Finance Canada
February 11, 2015

Seniors Care Strategy

Submission to Ontario Government
February 2, 2015

In Defence of Defined Benefit Pension Plans

Message from MROO President
January 1, 2015

RRIF-like Payments from Pension Plans

Minister of Finance
December 12, 2014

Herpes Zoster Vaccine

Minister of Health and Long-term Care
November 14, 2014

Congratulations to Premier Kathleen Wynne

From the MROO
July 1, 2014

Financial Literacy Leader

Jane Rooney
May 20, 2014

Mandatory Withdrawal of RRSPs at age 75

Minister of Finance Canada
April 2, 2014

Congratulations to the Minister of Finance

From the MROO
March 20, 2014

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

Key Design Questions
January 26, 2014

Deemed Trust Removal

Minister of Finance Ontario
November 1, 2013

Support for Ontario Seniors' Care Strategy

Minister of Health and Long-term Care
February 23, 2013

Facilitating Pooled Asset Management

For Ontario's Public Sector Institutions
December 1, 2012

Consolidation of Smaller Public Sector Pension Funds

Submission to Ontario Special Advisor
July 9, 2012

The Budget Measures Act Bill 55

Ontario Budget Submission Finance Committee
June 1, 2012

Old Age Security Proposed Changes

2012-13 Federal Budget
March 29, 2012

Home Based Health Care and Care Supports

Minister of Health and Long-term Care
February 23, 2012