FAQ - Memorandum of Agreement - Updated on November 23, 2023

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The Special Assistance Fund - IMPORTANT CHANGES

While there have been some administrative changes, CBC pensioners and employees continue to have access the Special Assistance Fund (SAF) which was established to help cover costs of medical services and devices not covered by group health plans.

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How to create an account on the CBC Pensioners National Association website

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The Association has been in existence since early 1985. From its inception it has enjoyed a privileged relationship with the CBC.

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The CBC Pensioners National Association is the sole voice for all CBC pensioners, an active advocate and defender of pensioners' rights, benefits, and a reliable source of information on matters of interest to its membership.

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When you become a member of the CBC PNA, you’ll receive invitations to upcoming events where you can connect with other pensioners, save money through our affinity programs, gain access to our helpful pensioner support staff, and have your say in the issues affecting you and other pensioners.

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Cost of Living Adjustment 2024

The cost of living adjustment for 2024 is 2.7%

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Do not panic if you’ve submitted your surplus payout consent form online and have not received any confirmation. We have heard from a number of pensioners expressing concern over the lack of acknowledgement. When a Plan member sends their ballot by email, they should receive an auto-reply message, which means technically that PAC received their […]

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Frequently Asked Questions on the Memorandum of Agreement (updated November 23, 2023)

Memorandum of Agreement relating to surplus sharing under the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Pension Plan and to cost management under the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Supplementary Health Care Plan Q:  What is the arbitration decision on the 2009 benefits and pension agreement about? A: In 2019, the Corporation said it was unilaterally terminating the Memorandum of Agreement […]

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Consent forms to permit the sharing of the CBC pension surplus are being sent out in the mail starting today. After further discussion with the CBC, there will now also be an option to receive and send your consent electronically. Pensioners will now be able to go to their “My Pension Statement” section of the […]

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Pension Surplus Update – Consent Forms – November 8, 2023

In the next couple of weeks CBC Pensioners will receive details for the planned distribution of pension surplus.  The package contains several pages of details including a consent form that you will be asked to return by December 8, 2023. We strongly urge you to read the document and return the consent form as quickly […]

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Pension Surplus Update – October 10, 2023

Work is continuing towards implementation of the payout of the pension plan surplus. We had hoped that payouts would be made before the end of this year but recent developments have left that in doubt. We have been notified by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), the federal body that regulates pension […]

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Surplus Payout Update – September 22, 2023

Update from the CBC Work is continuing on completing the calculations necessary for a payout of pension surplus to retirees and employees. However, we are still awaiting the approval of distribution of funds from the pension regulator. The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) oversees the security of pensions and plays a critical role in […]

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