Human Resources

Pension Members Annual Meetings

No matter what stage you are at in your career, the Annual Information Session is a great opportunity to increase your understanding about Western's retirement plans. All members of the retirement plans and their spouses are invited to attend any one of three annual information sessions presented by Western's Joint Pension Board. By attending you'll learn about 2013 investment results, see investment trends, have your questions answered and gather important information to help plan your journey to retirement.

Meeting dates are as follows:

Day time sessions:

 - Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch)   -OR-

 - Monday, May 5, 2014 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (bring your lunch)

   (Both these sessions are in Spencer Engineering Building, Room 2202)

Evening session:

 - Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (Social Science 2050)

The session on May 8th includes a special presentation by Rob Carrick, personal finance columnist for the Globe and Mail. Carrick has been writing about investing, business and economics for the past two decades and has authored numerous books on finance.  His presentation at the information session is entitled, "Achieving a Comfortable Retirement with a Defined Contribution Pension Plan". Here is a copy of Rob's slides.

The annual meetings will be led by Martin Bélanger, Western's Director, Investments. Here is a copy of Martin's slides. Representatives will be available to answer your questions following the formal presentations.

The presentations are free and registration is not required, but room capacity is limited.