Benefits (Defined Contribution Plans)

Pension benefits are benefits provided to an individual from a pension plan that are payable on a periodic basis.

Registered private pension plans are classified either as defined contribution plans or defined benefit plans. If a pension plan contains defined benefit and defined contribution provisions, the plan is considered a defined benefit plan under the PBSA.

Publications

Type Title Reference
Newsletter Portability and Annuity Purchases by Members InfoPensions 13
Newsletter Survivor Rights - Prescribed Retirement Savings Plan InfoPensions 4
Policy Guidance Waiver and Surrender of Spousal Benefits 2009-010
Policy Guidance Cessation of Membership within the R-10 period - Entitlement to a Deferred Pension 2008-012
Policy Guidance Final Location Approach for Benefit Entitlement 2008-001