Public sector pension plan joint governance

Effective March 1, 2019, some public sector pension plans transitioned to a joint governance structure. Under joint governance, employee and employer groups share control of plan design and responsibility for the financial health of the plan.

Learn more about joint governance of public sector pension plans.

Overview

The Pensions Online Filing System (https://pensionfilings.alberta.ca/) is the secure website for pension plans registered in Alberta, to file documents with the Alberta Superintendent of Pensions.

Annual Information Return and Cost Certificate

In accordance with Section 38(1)(a) of the Employment Pension Plans Act (EPPA) and Section 47 of the Employment Pension Plans Regulation (Regulation):

  • the annual information return (AIR) must be filed within 180 days of the fiscal year end of the plan
  • the cost certificate (CC) and actuarial valuation must be filed within 270 days of the review date of a plan with one or more benefit formula provisions

The filing of these documents through this system is mandatory, effective October 1, 2014.

The following forms are working copies only, to assist you with online filing using the system:

Who can use the system

The site is intended for the use of Plan Administrators and their designated representatives.

Website help

The following documents are available:

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Contact

Pension plans registered under the Employment Pension Plans Act (EPPA)

To connect with the Office of the Alberta Superintendent of Pensions:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-8322 
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: employment.pensions@gov.ab.ca

Address:
Alberta Superintendent of Pensions
Alberta Treasury Board and Finance
Financial Sector Regulation and Policy
402 Terrace Building
9515 107 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2C3

Public sector pensions

Contact the following for information on:

Alberta public sector employee pensions: Alberta Pensions Services Corporation
Alberta Teachers’ Pension Plans: Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund Board
Federal pension plans: Canada Pension Plan or Old Age Security