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As of 2019.12.20 a rebuilt more user friendly website is now up and running. This involved a reasonable expenditure, looks good, is quite useful. Its utility will increase over time as we continue to build expanded usage.

Our hope is that each of you reading this will encourage fellow retirees to use the website for many of the things that RTAM does. In addition, we would like to hear your comments and suggestions.

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Many of the latest issues of KIT can be read right from this website. Take a look here in a spare moment.


Committee Chair & Member/s
  • Paul Harland (Winnipeg)
  • Joan Dawson (Thompson)
  • Wayne Hughes (Winnipeg)

March 2021 Highlights

The work of making the website more user friendly and interesting continues. 

The Wellness Committee has posted several more sites to visit and a full list of their seminars is available on the calendar or on the Wellness Committee page.

Current Photo Contest photo entries will remain under the Photo contest heading and previous contest entries will be available through the following link on the Photo Contest site.

Thank you to everyone who has written or called in to let us know what needs to be fixed or improved on the website or has made suggestions for items they would like to see on the website. Your requests and ideas are much appreciated.

Committee Report to the 2020 RTAM AGM

Website Committee Report to the 2020 AGM

Respectfully submitted by Ralph Cibula, Chair (Gladstone)

Members: Jack Fraser (Winnipeg), Wayne Hughes (Winnipeg), Doreen Sage (Neepawa), Joan Dawson (Thompson)

Continued effort took place during the course of this year to edit, update and post new materials as was felt to be helpful.
To allow for the update and maintenance of the current website, the Board approved the allocation of $3,000 in additional funding, transferred from the Committee Projects and Seminar Budget Pool to the Website Development Budget.
It is expected that the website will continue to become a major tool of actions between RTAM and its membership and partners. Keep your attention to this aspect during the course of the coming year. The Committee urges you to use the website for knowledge and communication regarding issues related to retired teachers. You are urged as well to encourage and assist other retired members to “test drive” the RTAM website.

We have formed a partnership with TRIP MERCHANT to assist all of you who are travellers to more easily generate your travel plans. 
The usefulness of this will be determined over the next year or so as travel plans fit into the new world following the COVID-19 pandemic.

I want to express my appreciation to the committee members for their work on the committee:  Jack Fraser, Wayne Hughes, Doreen Sage, Joan Dawson, and the helpful inputs of office staff. 
Also key to our success with an increasingly active website I want to mention the technical work of the RTAM webmaster Gayl Punzalan of Blue Ink Media. Gayl has accepted to do a special piece for all of you at some point in this 2020 AGM. Thanks and enjoy the balance of the meeting.

“Maximizing our membership numbers with online communications will maximize our common purpose and minimize the cost of doing so. Getting the best value online set-up and running it well must continue to be an immediate priority.”