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Benefit Information - Retirees

Benefits at a Glance

Please note that individuals who retired under special programs, such as early retirement programs, may be entitled to other benefits which are not outlined in this page.

The information on this page applies to retirees who are beyond the normal retirement age (65).

Health & Dental

Health and dental benefits are provided through Green Shield.

The following are the Green Shield Benefit Booklets for the retiree groups:

Executive group

Faculty & Librarians

Staff group

Former CUPE 1393 employees, now retired

To find out about your benefit entitlements and the retiree - employer contributions, please refer to your Collective Agreement and/or contact the Benefits Administration staff. Please note that some retiree groups are able to obtain subsidy for premiums.

Go to the Green Shield Canada Plan Members web-site to find information about your benefit plan, claim forms, online services and more. You will be required to create an on-line registration.


Out of Province / Country Travel Coverage

Out of province hospital and medical services coverage is provided through Green Shield to retirees who meet the Canadian residency requirements and are enrolled in the health care component of the benefit plan.

Go to the Out of Province/Country Travel coverage web-site for more details

Allianz Global Assistance Out of Province / Out of Country Presenation for Retirees Oct. 27, 2016

Tuition Remission

For specific details regarding the Tuition Remission for retirees, please refer to the active employee benefit page for your pre-retirement employee group. 

Visit the Tuition Remission webpage to access the fillable .pdf application form.  Return the completed form to the Department of Human Resources located in CHT room 207.

St. Denis Centre membership

Membership to the St. Denis Athletic Center includes use of the pool and field house. It does not include access to the "Forge" Fitness Center. If you wish to purchase a membership to the "Forge", please visit the St. Denis Centre web-site or call extension 2456.


St. Denis Centre Application

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