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Addressing your concerns
If you have a concern about a service or a decision we’ve made that affects you, we want to hear about it. We care about getting things right.
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 12-SEP-2011 08:32 AM Property Sheet
Claiming credit for child-rearing
You can use the child-rearing provisions in the Municipal Pension Plan to increase your contributory service.
Pension Facts  MPP Public MPP SNS  Publish Date: 01-FEB-2013 02:50 PM Property Sheet
CSSS Quickfacts - The Municipal Pension Plan advantage
Your pension benefit is calculated using a formula based on your salary and time worked while you are a member of the Plan, so your pension won’t be affected by fluctuations in the stock market.
General  MPP Public  Publish Date: 24-NOV-2009 01:13 PM Property Sheet
CSSS Quickfacts - Enrolling is easy, but it's your decision
If you are eligible and you do not sign a waiver, you will be enrolled in the Municipal Pension Plan on April 1, 2010.
General  MPP Public  Publish Date: 24-NOV-2009 01:16 PM Property Sheet
CSSS Quickfacts - A measure of security for your loved ones
Your Municipal Pension provides a benefit to your beneficiary should you die before you retire.
General  MPP Public  Publish Date: 24-NOV-2009 01:18 PM Property Sheet
CSSS Quickfacts - Your pension’s covered if you’re sick or injured
If you’re off work for an extended time, your employer may provide a group disability plan that entitles you to long-term disability (LTD) benefits if you’re off work for an extended time because of illness or injury.
General  MPP Public  Publish Date: 24-NOV-2009 01:20 PM Property Sheet
CSSS Quickfacts - An opportunity to add to your pension’s value
When you purchase eligible service, you pay the Plan to have more time added to your pension. This will increase and may maximize your future pension payment because your pension benefit is calculated using a formula based on your salary and time worked while you are a member of the Plan.
General  MPP Public  Publish Date: 24-NOV-2009 01:22 PM Property Sheet
CSSS Quickfacts - Join the Plan and build your paycheque for life
You can secure your future now by joining and staying with the Municipal Pension Plan. Take a look at what we offer.
General  MPP Public  Publish Date: 24-NOV-2009 01:23 PM Property Sheet
Disability pensions
Find out if you are eligible for a disability pension.
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 11-MAY-2012 11:07 AM Property Sheet
History of enrolment rules in the Municipal Pension Plan
Be sure to read this entire history so that you have a complete picture of the rules—the basic rules were established in 1961 and were modified from time to time.
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 28-JUN-2012 10:27 AM Property Sheet
How a separation or divorce affects your pension
If you divorce or separate, you and your spouse must decide if and how your pension is divided.
Pension Facts  MPP Public Retired MPP Public  Publish Date: 04-APR-2013 08:26 AM Property Sheet
Long-term disability benefits
This PensionFacts provides general information about receiving long-term disability benefits from an approved group disability plan..
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 15-FEB-2013 08:00 AM Property Sheet
Pre-retirement survivor benefits (for death of a member UNDER age 55)
When an active plan member dies under the earliest retirement age, their beneficiary will receive this fact sheet along with a <em>Pre-retirement Death Benefits Statement</em>.
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 31-MAR-2014 08:21 AM Property Sheet
Pre-retirement survivor benefits (for death of a member OVER age 55)
When an active plan member dies over the earliest retirement age, their beneficiary will receive this fact sheet along with a <em>Pre-retirement Death Benefits Statement</em>.
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 31-MAR-2014 08:21 AM Property Sheet
Purchasing arrears
If you worked for a Municipal Pension Plan employer and did not make contributions to the Plan, there may be an arrears period.
Pension Facts  MPP Public MPP MBS MPP PCE MPP SNS  Publish Date: 22-JAN-2013 04:18 PM Property Sheet
Purchasing leaves of absence
If you took an approved leave of absence from a Municipal Pension Plan employer, you may be able to increase your pensionable service by purchasing the leave time for which you did not receive pay.
Pension Facts  MPP Public MPP MBS MPP PCE MPP SNS  Publish Date: 24-JAN-2013 08:09 AM Property Sheet
Purchasing non-contributory service
You may be able to purchase non-contributory service in the Municipal Pension Plan if you meet certain criteria.
Pension Facts  MPP Public MPP MBS MPP SNS  Publish Date: 22-JAN-2013 04:19 PM Property Sheet
Purchasing past service
If you worked for your employer before the employer joined the Municipal Pension Plan, you may be able to increase your future pension benefit by purchasing past service.
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 22-JAN-2013 04:20 PM Property Sheet
Reinstating a refund
If you withdrew your pension contributions from the Municipal Pension Plan and are currently an active plan member, you may be able to “reinstate” your pensionable service by repaying those funds, plus interest.
Pension Facts  MPP Public MPP MBS  Publish Date: 22-JAN-2013 04:20 PM Property Sheet
Short-term disability benefits
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 28-JUN-2012 10:19 AM Property Sheet
Transferring service
If you have service in more than one public sector pension plan, you may be able to transfer and combine your service.
Pension Facts  MPP Public MPP MBS MPP SNS  Publish Date: 22-JAN-2013 04:26 PM Property Sheet
Your pension and your RRSP room
This PensionFacts describes four adjustments that we must report to Canada Revenue Agency that can affect your RRSP contribution room.
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 08-JAN-2013 08:18 AM Property Sheet
Your Pension Plan termination options
When you terminate employment with an employer in the Municipal Pension Plan, you will have access to termination option(s) within 90 days.
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 22-JAN-2013 04:25 PM Property Sheet
Your salary and your future pension
You can maximize your future pension by making certain all of your pensionable salary is properly accounted for.
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 09-SEP-2013 02:42 PM Property Sheet
Separate Pension Benefits
How both public safety and non-public safety employment affects your pension.
Pension Facts  MPP Public  Publish Date: 11-MAR-2014 04:30 PM Property Sheet