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City of Barrie | 9 years

I am currently working in my fourth year as a firefighter for Barrie Fire and Emergency Services.

I am most proud of the fact that I am able to help other members of the community when they need it the most.

These days, I spend most of my spare time chasing around our three-year-old twins. I also enjoy getting outdoors as much as possible, spending the bulk of that time cycling, snowboarding and hiking.

Mainly, I hope to retire in good health. If I am lucky enough to do so, I will be able to continue to live an active lifestyle along with my family and friends.​

My OMERS defined benefit pension plan ensures I will have a predictable stream of income throughout my retirement. This will allow me to make life plans without any financial uncertainty.

I am looking forward to volunteering more of my time, as well as having the freedom to travel whenever I feel the urge.​

I would like to make a cross-country trip across Canada from coast to coast; camping at a multitude of provincial and national parks along the way.​

Social Value of the Plan

The OMERS defined benefit plan isn’t just important to our members. Research confirms that the OMERS Plan generates social and economic value for communities in Ontario, underscoring the importance of preserving OMERS as a defined benefit pension plan.