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More about the Ontario Drug Benefit program

The Province of Ontario has a program for residents 65 and older called the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program. Below are some frequently asked questions to help you understand what this drug program means to you.

Protect yourself against identity theft

In 2016, the total financial cost of cybercrime in Canada was estimated at $1.9 billion with approximately 24,000 total police-reported cybercrimes.
This total cost has grown since then. In 2021 approximately 68,251 Canadians lost $231 million in extortion, phishing and romance scams alone. Statistics from the RCMP indicate that 1 in 6 Canadians are victimized by identity theft, Canada’s fastest growing crime.

Top 3 travel insurance myths debunked

Travel insurance can be tough to understand, and if you’re not reading the fine print, your coverage decisions could be influenced by unproven myths1. Here are the top three travel insurance myths and how the coverage included in all RTIP* plans can help you.

What you need to know about the Ontario Drug Benefit program at 65

Turning 65? As an Ontario resident, this means that you will qualify for the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program, and can enjoy the flexibility of different plans offered by Retired Teachers Insurance Plan (RTIP).

Volunteering during retirement

The image of retired life has come a long way from that of a white-haired couple holding hands on reclining patio chairs. With Canadians generally living longer,1 retirement is becoming a more active phase of life. Your retirement gives you the opportunity to dedicate your time to causes and interests that are meaningful to you.

RTIP’s health insurance plans – Great choices, coverage and flexibility

RTIP offers three health, dental and travel insurance plans to choose from, with different prescription drug maximums and the freedom to increase or decrease your coverage at your next renewal.

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