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

TypeTitleReference
Newsletter Update on temporary portability freezeInfoPensions 23
Newsletter Incorrect jurisdiction of record for locked-in fundsInfoPensions 20
Newsletter Portability and Annuity Purchases by MembersInfoPensions 13
Newsletter Survivor Rights - Prescribed Retirement Savings PlanInfoPensions 4
Policy Guidance Waiver and Surrender of Spousal Benefits2009-010
Policy Guidance Cessation of Membership within the R-10 period - Entitlement to a Deferred Pension2008-012
Policy Guidance Final Location Approach for Benefit Entitlement2008-001