Pension Plan

Effective 1 April 2017, eligible employees in the employee groups listed below joined the Public Service Superannuation Plan (PSSP). All eligible employees in these groups hired after this date will also join the PSSP.

  • Non Union employees
  • Members of CUPE, Local 3131
  • Members of NSGEU, Teachers Bargaining Unit, Local 18

Effective 1 April 2018, eligible employees in the employee group listed below will join the Public Service Superannuation Plan (PSSP). All eligible employees in this group hired after this date will also join the PSSP.

  • Members of CBUFA

Eligible employees in the following employee group will remain in the Retirement Plan for Employees of Cape Breton University (defined contribution pension plan “DCPP” with Sun Life Financial):

  • Members of NSGEU(MOS), Local 18

Pension (and benefits) policies will be updated in the coming weeks to reflect this change.

Public Service Superannuation Plan (PSSP)

For information on the PSSP, and for contact information, go to the PSSP website.

Members of the PSSP are also eligible to participate in:

  • the voluntary Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) program with Sun Life Financial (through payroll deduction and/or lump sum contribution); and
  • the voluntary RRSP program with Sun Life Financial (lump sum contribution only).

Retirement Plan for Employees of Cape Breton University (Sun Life Financial DCPP)

Sun Life Member Website

Sun Life Communications

Sun Life Mobile App – What is available on the App?

Sun Life Mobile App – Where do I get it?

Retirement Planning Tool

Pension Plan Documents

Explanation of Pension Plan

Pension Plan Policy

Retirement Plan Policy

Retirement Plan for Employees of Cape Breton University – Updated March 2017

Governance Account Policy

Statement of Investment Policies & Goals

Other

Members of the Sun Life Financial plan are also eligible to participate in:

  • the voluntary Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) program with Sun Life Financial (through payroll deduction and/or lump sum contribution); and
  • the voluntary RRSP program with Sun Life Financial (through payroll deduction and/or lump sum contribution).

Pension Advisory Committee Members