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.


Newsletter Applications for approvals to be filed using the Regulatory Reporting SystemInfoPensions 26
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