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COVID-19: OPTrust is prepared to pay pensions and continue to serve our members

As Canada and the world take measures to slow down and contain the spread of the Coronavirus, we are doing our utmost to ensure that we are being responsible to our members, our team and all Canadians.

In the interest of the health and wellbeing of us all, the office is closed to all visitors until further notice. Please also note, given the current situation, we are no longer able to collect and process paper mail so all communications should be by internet, email or telephone. Our new Member Experience service hours are Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm. Read more

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As a member of the OPSEU Pension Plan, there are a number of life events that will affect your pension.

Starting Your Pension

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Your pension is usually paid on the 26th of the month, is payable for your lifetime and provides survivor benefits for your eligible spouse.
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Pension changes at 65

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At age 65 the additional pension benefit from OPTrust ends and your pension is integrated with the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).
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Insured Benefits

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Insured benefits for eligible retirees include coverage for: dental, supplementary health and hospital and basic life insurance.
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Marital Status changes

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Marital status affects survivor benefits. If your marital status changes, notify OPTrust to ensure your information is up to date.
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Planning for your Survivors

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Your OPTrust pension provides benefits for your survivors, so it's important that you identify who you want to receive those benefits.
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