Guide for new members

Welcome to BC's Public Service Pension Plan. As a plan member, you are eligible for a lifetime monthly pension when you retire.

Where can I learn more?

The Public Service Pension Plan offers an online course and two in-person workshops to answer your pension questions.

Getting to Know Your Pension is a 15-minute online course. It’s a quick and easy way to discover the value and benefits of being a plan member.

Making the Most of Your Pension is a two-hour interactive workshop. Discover how the decisions you make in your career can affect your pension: learn how having a child or separating from your spouse may affect the value of your pension.

Approaching Retirement is a two-hour workshop for plan members nearing retirement. We’ll talk about choosing your best pension option, how to apply for your pension, your income needs throughout retirement and the implications of returning to work.

Your pension is a valuable and reliable source of retirement income. It is also a significant investment in your future. Explore the resources on this site to learn how certain life events and decisions can affect your pension.