News

  • Secure Online Services

    Secure Online Services will be unavailable from 6:00 pm Friday, May 2 to 12:00 noon Sunday, May 3, 2014. We apologize for this inconvenience.

     
  • Leadership Change

    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.

     
  • Benefits Statements

    2013 Benefits Statements are now posted. To view, register or login to Online Services.

     
  • Enter 2014 Contest to Win!

    Register for Online Services before December 31, 2014, and you will automatically be entered in multiple draws for a chance to win a prize.

     
  • 2013 Online Services Contest Winners!

     Louise Chudy Dec 2013

    Congratulations to Louise Chudy, winner of the fourth of four draws for a Touch Screen Tablet in the 2013 Online Services "Registration" Contest.

     Peter Majko Dec 2013 Web

    Congratulations to Peter Majko, winner of the fourth of four draws for a $100 WOW gift certificate in the 2013 Online Services "Mailing Preferences" Contest.

    Darlene Drabik, is the winner of the year-end draw for a $100 WOW gift certificate for completing her Pension Application online. Congratulations Darlene!

     

     
  • Contribution Rate Increase


    The initial contribution rate increase of 0.5% of salary came into effect on September 1, 2012.

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Featured Articles

  • TRAF Releases 2013 Investment Results

    Available in English and en français.

     
  • 2014 COLA

    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).

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  • 2012 Annual Report

    The 2012 Annual Report and Summary are now available to view in English and the Summary en français online.

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  • 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.

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