Active Retired Members (ARM)

Interested in staying connected with the education community in your area in retirement? Join your local Active Retired Member (ARM) Chapter!

Looking for information on our retiree health, dental and travel plans? Learn more about Retired Teachers Insurance Plan (RTIP), available to all members of the Ontario education community.

What is ARM?

For over 25 years, Active Retired Members (ARM) has provided opportunities for retirees to stay involved politically and socially with colleagues at both the local and provincial level. For a $50 annual fee, you can join over 4,000 current ARM members at 10+ chapters across the province and stay engaged in the education community. Learn more about ARM.


Why join ARM?

  • Receive ARM Chapter newsletters to keep members informed about relevant pension, legal, social and political action matters

  • Involvement with retired colleagues in local social and other community activities, and travel opportunities

  • Access to Edvantage Discount Program

  • Retirement and pension information

  • ARM provides support and advocates for RTIP members

How to join ARM?

To join ARM, complete an online application form or call 1-800-267-7867.
The $50 annual fee is charged every January. If you join ARM mid-year, the fee is waived until the following January.

ARM Chapters

There are over 10 chapter locations across Ontario including Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara, Greater Essex, Hamilton, Waterloo and more.

Complete list of chapters and more information.

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