Planning your retirement

  • You’re almost 65 and ready to start your retirement.
  • You're in your 50s and can’t resist the prospect of retiring early.
  • You’re too young to retire, but have questions about what you’ll get from the CAAT Pension Plan.

Whatever your situation, however old you are, we’re here to help you understand your options before it’s time to make your decision.

Do you work part-time or on contract?

Visit the DBplus page to discover how DBplus maximizes the lifetime pensions of members who work part-time or on contract.

Below, find access to everything you need to know about retirement in several different formats to suit your learning style. Review them all at once, or visit these pages often. We’re here to make sure when it’s time to retire, you’ll have all the information you'll need.

Retirement planning – on demand

Make your first stop our on-demand retirement planning videos. Based on our onsite retirement planning sessions, these videos answer your top questions about retirement planning and the pension you’ll receive as a member of the CAAT Plan.

Even if you’ve already attended an on-site presentation, watch these videos as a useful refresher. 

Watch the videos here

How much will my pension be?

Your pension will be paid from retirement for the rest of your life. You may be surprised to know that the pension you receive during your retirement will far exceed the contributions you make as a member.

Learn about the value

When can I retire?

Will you retire early? Work till age 65? In the CAAT Plan, retirement dates are flexible, so you can retire when the time is right for you.

Retirement date options

What other benefits can I expect?

Your CAAT Plan pension includes valuable extra benefits: inflation protection and survivor benefits. These benefits help protect the purchasing power of your pension, and provide peace of mind.

Additional benefits

What other income will I have in retirement?

When you retire, your total retirement income will include government pensions and personal savings, as well as your pension from the CAAT Plan.

Total retirement income

I'm ready. How do I get started?

We’re here to help you get ready for retirement. Before the date approaches, be sure to review the process, to make your transition to retirement a smooth one.

Retirement process

Attend a member presentation

Attend a member information session by webinar, and see why the more members know about their pension, the more they value it.

See upcoming sessions