Staff Pension Plan

The Staff Pension Plan is a target benefit plan with fixed contributions from both the University and Plan members.

The Plan is invested in a variety of asset classes through external investment managers (PDF).

Asset Classes Actual Mix
(Mar. 2017)
Long Term Policy Mix
Fixed Income    
Cash 0.9% 1.0%
Canadian Long Term Fixed Income 26.6% 29.0%
Canadian Real Return Bonds 3.7% 5.0%
Infrastructure Debt 9.8% 10.0%
  41.0% 45.0%
Public Equities  
Canadian Equities 12.8% 10.0%
Global Equities 13.4% 10.0%
Emerging Market Equities 4.4% 5.0%
  30.6% 25.0%
Alternatives  
Private Equity 3.0% 5.0%
Real Estate 11.2% 12.5%
Infrastructure Equity 14.2% 12.5%
Absolute Return Strategies 0.0% 0.0%
  28.4% 30.0%
Total 100.0% 100.0%

Investment Returns (net) to Mar. 31, 2017

  1 Year 4 Year 10 Year
Staff Pension Plan 8.9% 8.8% 4.9%