News & Events

Combination Plan contribution rate change effective January 01 2020

As communicated to members earlier in 2019, the Pension Board recently decided that the Plan is sufficiently healthy to reduce the contribution rate for the Defined Retirement Benefit Account (DRBA), which funds the defined benefit component of the Combination Pension Plan. This contribution rate has been set at 5.05% of salary since 2011 and will now be reduced to 4% effective January 1, 2020.

Pension Board election update

In November 2019, Dr. Michael Miller and Ms. Susan Service we re-elected as Trustees on the Pension Board, for three year terms starting January 01, 2020. The next election for two positions on the Pension Board will be held in 2020, for terms beginning January 01, 2021. For more information, please visit the Governance section of the Combination Pension Plan webpage.

Zoom - Morning Meditation

Join me (Henri) for a morning meditation on-line to get you ready for the day, and tosupport you own daily meditation practice.

UVic Master of Management Webinar

Zoom - Heart to Heart Talks

Need direction for your day-to-day challenges? Take some time out of your busy schedule for yourself and discuss what 's important to you.

Industrial symbiosis: a key plank in a circular economy

Timo Makinen, of the National Industrial Symbiosis Program (NISP) Canada, discusses themany benefits of the NISP model for delivering industrial symbiosis, including waste reduction, improved resource efficiency, less materials sent to the landfill, fewer GHGs and air pollutants, andmore.

Spirit Walks

Drop-in, and enjoy fresh air, conversation, and walking meditation. Meet outside the Multifaith Centre rain or shine. Please bring a face mask for when social distancing of 2 m can not bemaintained.

Statistics Seminar: Geo-dependent individual-level models for infectious disease transmission

Speaker: Rob Deardon, University of Calgary
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar

Zoom - Grief Support Group

The death of a loved one can be overwhelming. Loss is a universal event, yet grief is an individual experience. The purpose of this group is to explore the role grief plays in our healing process. * Group participation requires a referral from a counsellor.