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’ associations

BC Retired Teachers’ Association

Guarding the interests and promoting the welfare of its members.

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Retired Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association

BCRPVPA is a group of retired professionals with common goals and interests. It promotes the welfare of its members, fosters liaisons among members and active principals and vice-principals, and supports young people by providing scholarships and bursaries.

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BC School Superintendents Association

Transforming, reforming and innovating: leading and learning together.

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Green Shield Canada has you covered

Your health and dental coverage

Learn about Green Shield Canada’s online tools and resources.

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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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A house made of brick

Your pension plan’s solid foundations

Learn how the plan ensures retirement security over generations and through unexpected events such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, news about premium reductions for extended health care and dental coverage through Green Shield Canada.

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Lynda Reeve looks to a sustainable future

Lynda Reeve may be new to the Teachers’ Pension Plan Board of Trustees, but she’s no stranger to building strong futures. Over nearly three decades of work in BC’s public education system, Lynda has shaped the lives of students and teachers alike. Now, she’s stepping into trusteeship to help create a sustainable financial future for plan members across the province.

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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


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.


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.


Working after retirement
Find out what happens if you go back to work after your pension starts.