News archive

Board Communique: September 16, 2021

Members have a new option to buy service for a layoff

Member news: April 29, 2021

Learn how shift work can affect the value of your pension

Letter from the Municipal Pension Plan Board of Trustees and plan partners: March 29, 2021

The plan partners have reached agreement on plan design, and the board has received the agreement and adopted new rules that will take effect January 1, 2022.

A message from the chair of the Municipal Pension Board of Trustees: October 29, 2020

Your board of trustees is committed to keeping you updated on matters related to your pension.

Board Communique: October 26, 2020

Plan design proposal – what is happening now

Board Communique: September 14, 2020

Learn about proposed changes to the Municipal Pension Plan.

Board Communique: July 16, 2020

Extended health group benefits are improving January 1, 2021.

A message from the chair of the Municipal Pension Board of Trustees: May 20, 2020

Your board of trustees announces two actions for members who participate in the plan’s extended health and dental program.

A message from the chair of the Municipal Pension Board of Trustees: May 12, 2020

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

A message from the MPBT board chair: March 20, 2020

Your pension payments will be paid on time, and your plan is secure

Board Communique: December 6, 2019

Members will have a new option for buying service for a leave of absence

Board Communique: September 25, 2019

The Municipal Pension Plan 2018 valuation shows the plan is fully funded

Member news: August 22, 2019

Pension transfer agreement between RCMP pension plan and Municipal Pension Plan

Board Communique: November 23, 2018

We are reallocating your contributions to strengthen the plan’s inflation funding

Board Communique: July 11, 2018

You will pay less for your dental plan starting August 1, 2018

Board Communique: July 6, 2017

Changes to actuarial assumptions may affect pension amounts for some members who retire on or after January 1, 2018.

Member news: July 6, 2017

IMPORTANT: Members with special agreement balances

Board Communique: September 26, 2016

An independent valuation report shows that the BC's Municipal Pension Plan is fully funded.

Board Communique: March 29, 2021

Plan changes will improve equity, sustainability and your lifetime pension.

Member news: July 9, 2021

Three-year work requirement for purchase of service temporarily waived