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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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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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Upate on Pension Surplus Sharing Agreement

In a meeting with CBC Vice-President Marco Dubé on September 7, we were assured that the CBC Pension administration is working on completing the necessary work to generate payment to retirees and employees before year end.  Currently, we are not able to provide a firm date for payout. The process involves calculations for more than 20,000 […]

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Jon Soper Nominated to Pension Board of Trustees

Dear members, I am pleased to confirm that CBC/Radio-Canada’s Board of Directors has approved our nomination of Jon Soper as retiree representative to the Pension Board of Trustees. Jon is highly qualified for this role and will be an excellent advocate for members. This appointment acknowledges a longstanding practice of the PNA recommending a retiree […]

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Update on MOA Implementation

This update is intended to address your questions about implementation of the pension sharing agreement, such as when members might expect to receive funds. Last week, representatives from the PNA met with CBC Vice President, People and Culture Marco Dubé, to discuss some key issues: an update on the progress for implementation of the pension […]

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Update from the CBC on the Pension Surplus

June 22, 2023 Posted by: Marco Dubé, Miguel Baz Update : Pension surplus and health care benefit cost management MOA arbitration This article was first published on June 9, 2023. Update: June 23, 2023 On June 9, a decision was released on the arbitration of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) regarding the pension surplus sharing and the cost of healthcare […]

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Frequently Asked Questions on the Memorandum of Agreement (updated September 28, 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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