Pension Life - Summer 2020

News for retired members

Welcome to the summer issue of Pension Life online. Here you can access your pension news and plan updates anytime. Plus you’ll find new online features, quick links to all your pension resources and more!

Watch the website for updates, and don’t forget to register for My Account so you can access all your information in one place.

Ready to go paper-free?

We’re preparing to launch paper-free statements. Want to receive your pension information online when we’re ready to go? It’s simple. Sign in to My Account, confirm your contact information and select "yes" to go paper-free. Not registered yet? Sign up in five quick steps.

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Retirees’ association

Join the Association of British Columbia College Pension Plan Retirees (CPPR), the group that advocates for your interests. Access discounted group insurance plans covering home, travel and trip interruption.

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Green Shield Canada has you covered

Your health and dental coverage

Learn about Green Shield Canada’s online resources and Change4Life program.

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Help us improve

Our user experience team regularly conducts research and testing with members on services and digital products. Want to join our group of go-to folks?

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COLA cap and COVID-19 updates

Positive news in uncertain times

Your cost-of-living adjustment is getting an upgrade. Also, there’s temporary relief in store for your extended health care and dental premiums. Finally, learn how your pension remains secure and safe during the pandemic.

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Cameron McRobb: driving pension solutions

In Cameron McRobb’s experience, being a member of the College Pension Board of Trustees is a lot like his day job as an automotive technician. Both roles require an analytical mind and specialized knowledge. They also require someone who knows how to ask the right questions to uncover solutions, a perfect fit for a skilled problem-solver like Cameron.

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Update your pension account for electronic funds transfer

Pension payments from July 2020 onward will only be sent electronically.

If you live in Canada, sign up for direct deposit in My Account.

If you live in the United States, complete and send us the U.S. direct deposit authorization form.

If you live outside Canada or the United States, register for electronic fund transfer. Visit the Apply for direct deposit to an overseas account page.

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Tips and tools


Learning

Adjusting for inflation
Find out how cost-of-living adjustments added to your pension can help preserve your buying power throughout your retirement.


Payments

Your payment dates
Find out when to expect your next monthly pension payment.

How to manage your banking information
Learn how to easily update your banking information and sign up for direct deposit, wherever you live.


COVID-19

Frequently asked questions
Chances are, someone else has the same questions as you. We’ve collected answers to the questions members are asking.

Our commitment to you
Your board of trustees wants to provide you continued reassurance about your pension plan.