Pension Life - Summer 2021

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 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?

You can choose to receive emails when your latest pension information, like your tax slip and annual pension statement, is available online in My Account. Going paper-free is fast, secure and allows you to keep track of all your important pension information in one place.

If you are already registered for My Account, sign in, confirm your contact information and select “yes” to receive pension information digitally whenever possible. If you are not registered for My Account, you can opt in as part of your registration.

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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.

Sign up for automatic dues deduction, and your first year’s membership is free!

Green Shield Canada has you covered

Your health and dental coverage

Contact Green Shield Canada for specific questions about your extended health care and dental coverage.

Pension Life is published twice a year. You may receive more than one copy of Pension Life if you receive a pension from more than one pension plan. Read your statement letter to determine which plan provides your group benefits. Any person entitled to a benefit, or their agent, has the right to examine plan documents, data and public information about the plan.

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Make pensions a part of your summer reading list

Learn more about your pension

There’s more to your College Pension Plan pension than just a regular deposit into your bank account. Health care, cost-of-living adjustments and taxes are all pension-related issues you may want to learn more about.

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Changing channels: trustee Candace Fertile on teaching and learning during the pandemic

Creating positive learning environments for students

For trustee Candace Fertile, teaching during the pandemic has highlighted the resilience of her colleagues and the need for human connection among students.

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Capture your retirement in action

Have fun showing off your retirement lifestyle by modelling in a professional, socially distanced photo shoot. Photos will be used to promote the College Pension Plan, helping other members engage with their pension plan. To thank you for participating, we’ll send you a digital photo from the shoot.

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Tips and tools


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.

Do more in My Account

  • Go paper-free
  • View or print your T4A
  • View your annual pension statement
  • View extended health care and dental coverage and premiums
  • View your future pension payments and payment history

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New Welcome to retirement online

The College Pension Plan is here to support you throughout your retirement. Browse the resources available in our new online version of Welcome to retirement and come back often during your retirement journey to stay connected.

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