Making Sense of Your Pensions and Group Benefits For Retirement

This workshop covers the financial aspects of retirement planning, not provided elsewhere including:

  • Government Pension Benefits: Canada Pension, Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement
  • Government Health Benefits: BC Medical, Fair Pharmacare
  • Non-Government Group Benefits: dental plans, extended health benefits, travel insurance,  trip cancellation insurance
  • Assessing your insurance needs: Cost of benefits, options for health care benefits
  • Key Planning Tools & Resources: for use after the workshop.


Target Audience

Teachers with less than 10 years to their anticipated retirement. Session is open to members of the Municipal Pension Plan (but please advise me if MPP members are included)

To Bring/Important Notes

Member Benefit Statement for Teachers' Pension Plan or Municipal Pension Plan


1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • Al Cornes

    Al Cornes is currently serves on the Pension and Benefits Committee.  Al was on the BCTF staff   for 25 years in a variety of roles, including pensions officer.  He has provided dozens of pension workshops across the province. 

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