Surrey Retired Teachers' Association
BC Teachers' Pension Plan
The plan serves over 91,000 active, inactive and retired members and their employers in British Columbia. Click our link below to get to our short-cut page.
Old Age Security
The Old Age Security program is the Government of Canada's largest pension program. It is funded out of the general revenues of the Government of Canada, which means that you do not pay into it directly.
Extended Health Insurance
GreenShield Canada is our new Extented Health Carrier (EHC). Click the link below to get to GreenShield.
Johnson Insurance has worked with the BCRTA to create an alternate Extended Health Plan that is combined with Travel Insurance. Click the Johnson link to more information on this innovative plan.
It is up to each of us to evaluate our needs and compare the two plans.
The BCRTA has a long term partnership with Johnson Insurance's Medoc Travel Insurance. This plan offfers competitive pricing and an excellent stability clause.
There are alternatives. You can get your travel insurance as part of the BCRTA/Johnson Extended Health Plan.
You can also get insurance from many other brokers. BCAA is a popular option. We have also included a quick search link to many others.
The important thing to remember is that you must do your homework to find the plan for you.