The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Denise Kehler as TRAF's new President & Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2014.
Denise comes to us with a wealth of knowledge, having managed the investment operations at the Public Employees Benefit Agency (PEBA) of Saskatchewan. In addition to her investment experience, Denise also brings to TRAF a background in public finance and governance as well as experience working with Boards and committees. Denise holds a Master of Business Administration and is a member of the Pension Investment Association of Canada, the Institutional Limited Partners Association and the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute.
Please welcome Denise as our new President & CEO. We look forward to working with her.
2013 Benefits Statements are now posted. To view, register or login to Online Services.
Contribution Rate Increase
The initial contribution rate increase of 0.5% of salary came into effect on September 1, 2012.
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2013 Annual Report
TRAF Releases 2013 Investment Results
Effective July 1, 2014, TRAF will pay a cost of living adjustment (COLA) of 0.83% to members receiving a TRAF pension. The Consumer Price Index for Canada increased by 1.24% during 2013 (December over December).
New Rules Affecting Members Who Left Teaching Before May 31, 2010
If you accumulated three to nine years of qualifying service and do not intend to return to the Manitoba public school system, you are now eligible to receive your TRAF pension at a reduced amount as early as age 55, rather than waiting until age 65 as required under previous rules.