Getting ready for retirement
Here are some important dates you’ll want to know to make the transition easy. You should start getting organized as early as nine months before your planned retirement date.
Important Dates Before Retirement
You may be able to increase your pension by purchasing periods of pensionable service where you were not actively contributing to the Plan, such as on parental leave. To check, visit My Pension Resource > Purchase of Pensionable Service. You can only purchase pensionable service while you are an active member of the Plan.
6-9 months before retirement
Review the pension guidebook at My Pension Resource. If you haven’t already, we recommend that you contact a professional for personal financial advice when you are putting together your retirement plan.
5 months to retirement
Receive your retirement package in the mail from the WISE Trust Pension Contact Centre.
4 months to retirement
2 months to retirement
Return all your documents no later than the first of the month before your retirement date to start your pension on time.