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

Municipal Pension Retirees’ Association (MPRA) represents retirees of the Municipal Pension Plan.

Join for the opportunity to talk to other retirees and their spouses about pension issues, meet former co-workers, make new friends and have a voice about your MPP pension.

Help us improve

We regularly conduct research and testing with members on services and digital products. Want to join our group of go-to folks?

Get in touch

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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The plan—here for you

Your plan continues to provide peace of mind and financial security in retirement.

In this summer update, learn about recent plan milestones, such as plan changes and important benefits for retired members, and the board’s latest 2020-2023 strategic plan.

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Save money and keep your health benefits plan sustainable

Learn about the Preferred Pharmacy Network

In this update, learn how choosing a pharmacy that offers lower prices and dispensing fees can help you save money and ensure your plan stays sustainable.

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Tips and tools


Payments

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.


Pacific Blue Cross

The social isolation of COVID-19 has taken a toll on our collective mental health. But for retirees, it’s an added stressor. Mental health issues don’t end when you retire; sometimes retirement can actually bring on depression and anxiety. Your plan includes coverage to assist during these challenging times.


New Welcome to retirement online

The Municipal 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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