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  • RTAM Membership Fee Increasing July 1, 2017

    If you opted to join the Retired Teachers' Association of Manitoba (RTAM), please be advised that the monthly membership fee is increasing from $2.50 to $3.00 effective July 1, 2017. Please contact RTAM directly if you have any questions.

     
  • Request for Comments – Disbursal of Restricted Surplus

    As described in the Request for Comments, the Board of the Teachers' Retirement Allowances Fund requested and has now received comments from individual members regarding the disbursal of the restricted surplus that has accumulated in the Pension Adjustment Account over the past 10 years.

     

    Please note that the comment period is now closed. All comments will be considered in finalizing a proposed regulation on the disbursal of Restricted Surplus for approval by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Thank you to everyone that provided their comments on this matter.

     
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  • Attention Deferred Members!

    Even if you are no longer an active TRAF member, it is important to receive notifications that may affect your TRAF pension.

    Once you are no longer contributing to TRAF you should  update changes to your address through Online Services, notify TRAF if your marital status changes, and know when you are eligible to receive your pension and contact TRAF three months in advance in order to collect your pension on time.

     

Featured Articles

  • 2016 Annual Report

    The 2016 Annual Report and Summary are now available to view.

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  • 2017 COLA

    The July 1, 2017, cost of living adjustment (COLA) is 1%. The Consumer Price Index for Canada increased by 1.5% during 2016 (December over December).

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  • 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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