Employment

Your pension with BC's Municipal Pension Plan is a valuable financial asset. Explore your options if you change or leave your job before you retire.


Your pension and your job

Learn what happens to your pension if you change jobs with the same employer, leave your job or are laid off.

Starting a new job with an employer that participates in the plan

Learn how starting a new job with an employer that also participates in BC's Municipal Pension Plan affects your pension.

Leaving your employer

Find out your options for your pension plan contributions when you leave your job with an employer that participates in BC's Municipal Pension Plan.

Learn about commuted value transfers

Find out what’s involved if you choose to transfer the commuted value of your pension to a locked-in retirement vehicle.

Separate pensions

Members who are or were employed in a public safety and a non-public safety job may be eligible for separate pensions. This means we will calculate a separate pension for your public safety and non-public safety service.

Transfer service between public sector plans

Learn about transferring your pension service if you take a job with an employer whose pension plan has a transfer agreement with BC's Municipal Pension Plan.

Pension plan transfer agreement list

Find out which public sector pension plans across Canada have a transfer agreement with us.

Apply to transfer pension service

Submit the Pension transfer application form to apply to transfer your service from another public sector pension plan to BC's Municipal Pension Plan.

Returning to work after retirement

If you return to work after retiring, you will continue to receive your Municipal Pension Plan pension.

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Register for the Making the Most of Your Pension workshop

Your pension is an investment in your future. It is important to know how the decisions you make today can affect your future pension. Attend this two-hour workshop to learn more about your pension.

Take the workshop today!