Pension Life - Summer 2022

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 online features, quick links to pension resources and more!

An easier way to prove your income

Instantly download an income verification letter in My Account. A financial institution, foreign government office or other organization may request proof of income on applications for certain programs and services.

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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!

Review your contact information

Make sure we can get you the pension information you need. Update your email, address and phone number in My Account.

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Join us for a photo shoot

Showcase your retirement lifestyle! Sign up to participate in a photo shoot with a professional photographer. Your photos will be used in the College Pension Plan’s promotional materials. You’ll receive a digital photo from the shoot as a token of our appreciation.

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Jim Placzek, retired College plan member

Jim Placzek, retired College plan member
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2021 valuation leads to better inflation protection

A message from the trustees

Despite global economic challenges over the last few years, the results of the College Pension Plan’s latest actuarial valuation are positive.

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Stronger together: Uniting retired members

You are part of a group of more than 9,000

The Association of BC College Pension Plan Retirees looks out for the unique interests of you and your retired colleagues.

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Travel plans are back on!

Enjoy peace of mind with optional medical travel coverage from GSC

As the world opens up, count on Green Shield Canada to help you travel with confidence again.

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Get healthy, get rewarded with Change4Life

An initiative of Green Shield Canada

Support your healthy life choices with personalized tips, easy-to-use online tools, and important information – all at your fingertips.

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Tips and tools


Find out when to expect your next monthly payment.

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Your annual pension statements, transaction statements, payment history and pension payment schedule are all available in My Account.

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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.