Upcoming Events

Webinar: The Retirees Guide - The Top Things You Need To Know About Your PSPP

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Who should attend?
This webinar is intended for all retired members who have been working in the OPS and contributing to the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) for a few (or many) years.
Ontario Pension Board (OPB) is the administrator of the Public Service Pension Plan, a major defined benefit pension plan, sponsored by the Government of Ontario. Our membership is comprised of certain employees of the provincial government and its agencies, boards, and commissions. Note: The OPS has employees in both the PSPP and in OPTrust. This webinar is not intended for those members of the OPTrust pension plan. 
1:55 pm: Webinar tutorial
If you unsure of how to get the most from the webinar by using the chat features and downloading the handouts, arrive 5 minutes early and we’ll show you around.

Agenda

  • What communications to expect from OPB in retirement
  • OPB E-Services
  • OPB’s Certified Financial Planners (CFP®)
  • What you need to know about CPP integration
  • Pension pay dates and signing up for direct deposit
  • Managing your taxes in retirement
  • How breakups or new relationships impact your pension
  • Survivor benefits to protect your loved ones
  • How your insured benefits work and how to submit a claim (if applicable)
  • Returning to work
  • OPB Resources & Tools
  • Question and Answers.

Event Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Event Time: 2 pm

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Webinar: Tracing Your Family History - In the Archives of Ontario’s Collections

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Who should attend? 

Anyone new to genealogical research, or those who have already spent some time doing research but would like to learn about other records that could assist them.

What will you learn?

This webinar describes the most popular records and resources from the Archives of Ontario’s collections for conducting family history research. Descriptions and dates of the records will be given, along with information about how to access them. Where digitized versions of the records exist, the presenter will indicate where those sources can be found. Attendees will also learn search tips for navigating the Archives of Ontario’s website and databases to find relevant genealogical records, along with tips about how to start family history research and advice about what to consider when organizing ancestral information.

Presented by

Lindsey Winstone
Reference Archivist, Archives of Ontario

Lindsey Winstone is a Reference Archivist at the Archives of Ontario and assists researchers in finding the records they need, whether in person or from a distance. She has worked at the Archives of Ontario for eight years and developed a deep understanding of the Archives’ collections, particularly those used for family history research. . Lindsey holds a Master of Information degree from the University of Toronto, which fostered her interest in archives and archival research.

Event Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Event Time: 12 noon

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Webinar: Preparing For Retirement in the Next 10 Years - Presented by the Ontario Pension Board

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Who should attend?
This webinar is intended for members who are thinking about or nearing retirement within about 10 years and contributing to the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) for a few (or many) years. Note: The OPS has employees in both the PSPP and in OPTrust. This webinar is not intended for those members of the OPTrust pension plan. 

11:55 am: Webinar tutorial
If you unsure of how to get the most from the webinar by using the chat features and downloading the handouts, arrive 5 minutes early and we’ll show you around.Agenda: 
  • Review details of Plan that members will need to consider when retiring
  • Discuss how the retirement date can impact a PSPP pension and other benefits
  • Discuss what to expect from the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and how the PSPP is integrated with CPP
  • Discuss insured benefit coverage eligibility for retirees
  • Review retirement process and what to expect
  • Introduction of tools and resources available from OPB to assist with retirement planning

About Ontario Pension Board

Ontario Pension Board (OPB) is the administrator of the Public Service Pension Plan, a major defined benefit pension plan, sponsored by the Government of Ontario. Our membership is comprised of certain employees of the provincial government and its agencies, boards, and commissions.

Event Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Event Time: 2:00 pm

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Webinar: It's Never Too Early to Learn About Your Public Service Pension Plan - Presented by the Ontario Pension Board

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Who should attend?
This webinar is intended for QCC members who are planning to retire in 10 to 20 years and contributing to the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) for a few (or many) years or may have recently joined the Plan. Note: The OPS has employees in both the PSPP and in OPTrust. This webinar is not intended for those members of the OPTrust pension plan. 

11:55 am: Webinar tutorial
If you unsure of how to get the most from the webinar by using the chat features and downloading the handouts, arrive 5 minutes early and we’ll show you around.

Agenda: 

  • Review the details and benefits of Plan to help members maximize their pension benefits
  • Discuss how life events, such as marriage and having a child, may impact retirement plans
  • Buy-backs and terminations
  • Importance of naming beneficiaries and how it impacts pension benefits
  • Introduction of tools and resources available from OPB to assist with retirement planning

About Ontario Pension Board

Ontario Pension Board (OPB) is the administrator of the Public Service Pension Plan, a major defined benefit pension plan, sponsored by the Government of Ontario. Our membership is comprised of certain employees of the provincial government and its agencies, boards, and commissions.

Event Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Event Time: 2:00 pm

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