Pensions and Benefits

Updates

30 June 2020
The Public Service Dental Care Plan (PSDCP) and the Pensioners’ Dental Services Plan have temporarily extended coverage for eligible dependents aging out of the plan.  To lessen the impact of Covid-19 restrictions on dental care, the eligible dependents of plan members will, in most circumstances
11 June 2020
The monthly employee premium for the Public Service Disability Plan has increased from 29 cents per $1,000 in salary to 35 cents per $1,000. This reflects the increased cost of the plan.
27 May 2020
The Treasury Board is now reviewing the Public Service Health Care Plan. We are advocating for the changes you want to make sure this plan works for you and your family.
30 April 2020
Disability, workers’ compensation, pension, and lump-sum payments for a reclassification decision are generally considered taxable income. It is important to review these carefully with your tax professional.
28 April 2020
The Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) will temporarily accept expenses for social workers and psychotherapists under the mental health provision.
18 March 2020
The Government of Canada has announced an official global travel advisory: avoid non-essential travel outside Canada until further notice. This impacts your travel insurance coverage.
23 December 2019
To Ms. Elana Lungu,  Manager (Policy Development), Patent Medicine Price Review Board of Canada,
18 November 2019
Until 2017, members of the Public Service Pension Plan were provided with an annual pension statement.  As a result of the failed Phoenix pay system, the Pension Centre has been unable to issue these statements.