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Upon retirement, a teacher is no longer a member of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society.

Since 1989 RTAM has been a strong voice for retired teachers. The provincial organization and the local chapters work together serving retired teachers and advocating for their interests and welfare.

Our strength is in our collective voice and our growing membership of approximately 10,000 members.

What are the benefits of belonging to RTAM? 

• Pension support and advocacy 

• Political lobbying 

• Information and news: A quarterly publication called Keep In Touch (KIT) and website 

• Optional insurance plans 

• Social connections and activities 

• Liaison 

• Being a strong voice representing retired teachers

How does RTAM operate? 

A voluntary independent organization, RTAM’s work is carried out by: 

• An Annual General Meeting, open to all members 

• An elected Board of Directors 

• Standing committees 

• Local chapters in Manitoba, one in Alberta and two in British Columbia

• Membership in the Canadian Association of Retired Teachers (ACER-CART) 

• Part-time Executive Director and part-time Member Services Coordinator in the office

How do you join RTAM? 

Full or associate membership is available.  Complete an application form at TRAF or obtain one from the RTAM office or website.  Membership fee is $36 per YEAR (subject to change).  If you are in receipt of a TRAF pension, $3 per month (subject to change) is deducted from your monthly pension.  If you are not in receipt of a TRAF pension, the full membership fee is payable annually on July 1st or at the time of joining. 

How to contact RTAM? 

206-1555 St. James St., Winnipeg, MB R3H 1B5

Phone: 204-889-3660 / Toll free: 1-888-393-8082 

E-mail: / Website: 

Local chapter organizations make it possible to meet and communicate with colleagues who have similar interests and concerns. 

How to contact your local Retired Teachers’ Chapter?

Click on Chapters to find the Chapter near you.