2018 Report to Members: All the Right Elements

May 29, 2019 - Read our 2018 Report to Members to learn about our investment performance, plan funding and how we're evolving our service.

Topics Annual Reporting, Funding, Investments

Planning for a long retirement

June 26, 2018 - We’re ready for longer retirements and longer life expectancies

Topics Funding, Investments, Retirement

Your pension plan in 2017

April 03, 2018 - Learn about our investment performance, plan funding and how we're evolving our service.

Topics Active Member, Annual Reporting, Funding, Investments, Personalized Service, Retired Member

Your 2018 inflation increase

December 14, 2017 - Inflation protection myths, busted

Topics Funding, Inflation, Retirement

The Demographic Balancing Act

September 01, 2015 - We need to be able to predict and understand the factors that determine how long each member will collect a pension.

Topics Active Member, Funding, Inflation, Retired Member

Recent retirees will have some inflation protection restored

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.

Topic: Funding

The Third Rail

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.

Topics Active Member, Funding, Retired Member, Retirement

Funding fact or fiction?

May 09, 2013 - The debate about retirement security is alive in the media, government institutions, staff rooms and around dinner tables.

Topics Active Member, Funding, Retired Member

Changes coming to inflation protection

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.

Topics Credit, Early Career Teacher, Funding, Late Career Teacher, Mid-Career Teacher, Re-employment, Retirement

Board responds to 2012 Discount Rate Review

August 21, 2012 - An independent Hearing Officer reviewed the discount rate used by the Board and concluded that it is within a reasonable range.

Topics Annual Reporting, Funding

How does a 108-year-old teacher influence investment strategy?

June 06, 2012 - Teachers are living longer, and as a result plan managers have had to adjust its investment strategy.

Topics Funding, Investments

Study finds we're increasingly living beyond age 75

June 01, 2012 - Research shows the "premature" death rate of Canadians has dropped drastically since the 1970s, thanks to medical advances and injury reduction.

Topics Funding, Plan Membership

Why do we have another projected shortfall?

May 15, 2012 - We explain why it is we have another projected funding shortfall despite such positive investment returns.

Topics Funding, Investments

Members to be surveyed

February 03, 2012 - Two telephone surveys are taking place this month.

Topic: Funding