Planning for retirement
Thinking about retirement? Learn more about your retirement options so you can make decisions with confidence.
Introduction to retirement
Learn about the factors that affect the amount of your lifetime monthly pension from BC's Municipal Pension Plan.
Other sources of retirement income
Your pension provides you with retirement income, but there are other potential sources of income as well, including RRSPs and government benefit programs.
Attend a retirement planning workshop
Understand the important decisions you need to make about your pension.
When you can retire
Learn how your age at retirement affects the value of your pension.
Retiring before the normal retirement age will affect your pension: here are the key points to consider.
How we calculate your pension
We calculate your pension based on your years of service and your highest five years of salary.
Use the personalized pension estimator
Use the personalized pension estimator to find out the amount of your potential monthly pension payment based on your service and salary information.
Submit a form to request a pension estimate
Request a pension estimate to find out the amount of your potential monthly pension payment based on your service and salary information.
Choose your pension option
Learn how your choice of pension option determines the amount of your monthly lifetime pension payments and the amount, if any, paid to your spouse or beneficiaries when you die.
Change your pension option
Learn about how you may be able to change your pension option.
Use this pre-retirement checklist to stay on track as you plan for retirement.
Register for the Approaching Retirement workshopThis two-hour workshop will help you learn more about your pension. The decisions you make about your pension are important, and planning for retirement now can make your transition easier.
Take the workshop today!