December 14, 2017 - Inflation protection myths, busted
September 01, 2015 - We need to be able to predict and understand the factors that determine how long each member will collect a pension.
May 05, 2014 - The Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) and Ontario government, which jointly sponsor the Teachers’ pension plan, use inflation protection as a tool to keep the pension plan in balance.
December 12, 2013 - In their new book, The Third Rail: Confronting our pension failures, Teachers' CEO Jim Leech and Globe and Mail Senior Writer Jacquie McNish analyze problems in the Canadian pension system.
May 09, 2013 - The debate about retirement security is alive in the media, government institutions, staff rooms and around dinner tables.
February 07, 2013 - Ontario Teachers’ Federation and the Ontario government, which co-sponsor the Teachers’ pension plan, have agreed to eliminate the 2012 pension funding shortfall, mainly by changing how inflation protection is calculated after members retire.
August 21, 2012 - An independent Hearing Officer reviewed the discount rate used by the Board and concluded that it is within a reasonable range.
June 06, 2012 - Teachers are living longer, and as a result plan managers have had to adjust its investment strategy.
June 01, 2012 - Research shows the "premature" death rate of Canadians has dropped drastically since the 1970s, thanks to medical advances and injury reduction.
May 15, 2012 - We explain why it is we have another projected funding shortfall despite such positive investment returns.