Pension Life - Winter 2023
News for retired members
Welcome to the winter issue of Pension Life online. Here you can access your pension news and plan updates anytime. Plus you’ll find online features, quick links to pension resources and more!
Official tax slips available online
Your official tax slips (T4A or NR4) are now available through My Account. Sign in to My Account to view and print them today.
Questions about completing your tax return? Visit canada.ca or call Canada Revenue Agency at 1-800-959-8281.
Join us for a photo shoot
Showcase your retirement lifestyle! Sign up to participate in a photo shoot with a professional photographer. Your photos will be used in Public Service Pension Plan promotional materials. You’ll receive a digital photo from the shoot as a token of our appreciation.
Join British Columbia Government Retired Employees’ Association (BCGREA) to connect with other retirees and their spouses about pension issues, meet former co-workers, make new friends and have a voice about your pension.
Member discounts are available for out-of-province medical coverage, house insurance and life insurance, hearing aids and travel packages.
Review your contact information
Make sure we can get you the pension information you need. Update your email, address and phone number in My Account.
Pensions increase by 6.5 per cent
Inflation adjustments help to protect your purchasing power
Read more about your inflation adjustment and updates to your BC PharmaCare coverage.
Green Shield Canada’s Interactive Voice Recognition (IVR) system
GSC’s self-serve phone system is fast, easy and secure
Get the information you need, such as access to claims information, benefit eligibility, and answers to common questions.
Tips and tools
Find out when to expect your next monthly payment.
Do more in My Account
View documents, payments and statements
Your annual pension statements, transaction statements, payment history and pension payment schedule are all available in My Account.
Choose to receive email notifications when digital versions of your latest pension information are available online. Select your communication preferences when you register or sign in. Update your choice at any time under Account settings.
Contact us through Message Centre
Access your secure personal pension inbox by clicking on the envelope icon in the top right corner in My Account.
Pension Life is published twice a year. You may receive more than one copy of Pension Life if you receive a pension from more than one pension plan. Read your statement letter to determine which plan provides your group benefits. Any person entitled to a benefit, or their agent, has the right to examine plan documents, data and public information about the plan.