LifeSpeak April Campaign: ‘Getting your House in Order’

As life often gets very busy, Lifespeak’s 4-week campaign wants to give you a jump start at organizing your affairs, as it can be quite intimidating especially if you don’t know where to start.  LifeSpeak has gathered extensive knowledge from their experts into four categories to help you get organised.   Week 1: Getting your Finances in order  Week 2: Getting your Work Life in order Week 3: Getting your Health in order  Week 4: Maintaining your Good […]

Pension Information Seminar

Click here to view the recording of the March Pension Information Seminar 2021 presented by Shenagh Rosa. Learn how your pension plan works, other ways to save for retirement and how to apply for your pension. For more distance learning opportunities visit United in Learning.  

Canada Life’s GroupLine notice: March COVID-19 Group Benefits update

Canada Life wishes to assure its valued members that receiving the Covid-19 vaccine will not affect your individual or workplace life, health or disability insurance benefits.  Please note that when a COVID-19 vaccine has been given by an authorized health professional, side-effects or complications from the vaccine would not limit someone’s eligibility for group benefits.  Government-approved COVID-19 vaccinations are tested to […]

Pension Improvements as of January 1, 2021

Active Member Accrual Rate set at 1.625% for 2021 The Pension Board is pleased to announce that the accrual rate for active plan members will be 1.625% in 2021.  There will be no change to contribution rates. The accrual rate, which was set to return to 1.4% in 2021, will return to 1.4% in 2022. […]

LifeSpeak February Campaign: Let’s Talk About Racial Discrimination

February is Black History (or African Heritage) Month here in Canada and the United States. It is a time to honour the contributions, acknowledge the struggles and celebrate the cultural heritage of people of African descent.   Efforts continue to improve our social consciousness as we strive towards more inclusivity here in North America.  LifeSpeak’s campaign will focus on recognizing systemic racism and dealing with its consequences on one’s mental health. Join the conversation during […]

February is Black History Month!

Article by Adele Halliday (Anti-Racism and Equity Officer, United Church of Canada). Published on February 7th, 2021 While the lives, stories, histories, and experiences of Black peoples can be featured throughout the year, February provides a unique opportunity to offer a particular focus on the stories and histories of people of African descent in church and […]

LifeSpeak January Campaign: Healthy Habits= Healthy Life Campaign

LifeSpeak’s campaign on Healthy Habits continues with the great discussion on Healthy Nutrition Habits.  Be sure to check out each week, as we get expert tips to help improve our Lifestyle habits including; sleep, nutrition, fitness and mental toughness.    There will also be “Ask the Expert” discussions so be sure to   Add to your Calendar  Click here to “Engage” with the campaign.  Or   Learn how to get started in English or French 

Pension & Benefits statistics 2021

Learn more about the Pension & Benefits statistics for 2021.  Please note that this Pension & Benefits summary is for information purposes only but provides details of key minimum and maximum values from government sources in one central resource that support payroll.