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
(Dec 2016)
Long Term Policy Mix
Fixed Income    
Cash 1.3% 1.0%
Canadian Long Term Fixed Income 26.9% 29.0%
Canadian Real Return Bonds 3.9% 5.0%
Infrastructure Debt 9.4% 10.0%
  41.6% 45.0%
Public Equities  
Canadian Equities 13.2% 10.0%
Global Equities 13.0% 10.0%
Emerging Market Equities 4.1% 5.0%
  30.3% 25.0%
Alternatives  
Private Equity 3.2% 5.0%
Real Estate 10.9% 12.5%
Infrastructure Equity 14.0% 12.5%
Absolute Return Strategies 0.0% 0.0%
  28.1% 30.0%
Total 100.0% 100.0%

Investment Returns (net) to Dec 31, 2016

  1 Year 4 Year 10 Year
Staff Pension Plan 7.5% 9.2% 4.9%