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
(June 2017)
Long Term Policy Mix
Fixed Income    
Cash 1.4% 1.0%
Canadian Long Term Fixed Income 29.0% 29.0%
Canadian Real Return Bonds 3.7% 5.0%
Infrastructure Debt 9.9% 10.0%
  43.9% 45.0%
Public Equities  
Canadian Equities 11.9% 10.0%
Global Equities 13.2% 10.0%
Emerging Market Equities 4.6% 5.0%
  29.7% 25.0%
Alternatives  
Private Equity 2.7% 5.0%
Real Estate 11.4% 12.5%
Infrastructure Equity 12.3% 12.5%
Absolute Return Strategies 0.0% 0.0%
  26.4% 30.0%
Total 100.0% 100.0%

Investment Returns (net) to June 30, 2017

  1 Year 4 Year 10 Year
Staff Pension Plan 7.1% 9.5% 5.0%
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