August 23, 2010

OMERS offers members more than the promise of a defined benefit pension. In its latest service undertaking, OMERS members will have the option to make additional voluntary contributions to an account similar in many respects to a registered retirement savings plan (RRSP).

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July 5, 2010

OMERS Sponsors Corporation (SC) has approved temporary changes to support the funded status of the OMERS Primary Plan:

  • A three-year contribution rate increase for both members and employers, beginning in 2011, following the filing of the 2009 Primary Plan actuarial valuation with regulators this year.
  • Changes to the calculation of benefits members receive if they terminate employment before they're eligible for an early retirement pension. (This only affects benefits based on service earned after 2012.)
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July 2, 2010

myOMERS – the secure online access tool for OMERS members – is now available for retirees and deferred members.

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June 23, 2010

As a result of the security preparations taking place to ready the downtown Toronto area for the G20 Summit on June 26 and 27, 2010, OMERS employees will not be working at the head office at One University in Toronto on June 24 and 25.


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May 21, 2010

Planning for retirement is easier than ever with the improved Retirement Income Estimator, a retirement planning tool for members available on myOMERS – our secure member site.

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