Introduction of New PEPP Chair
The Public Employees Pension Board (PEPB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis Martel as Chair of the Public Employees Pension Plan as of May 1, 2020. Louis is originally from Quebec where he completed a Bachelor of Science from Laval University. He has over 25 years of experience in the pension industry as both a consultant and actuary, the majority of which has been spent in Saskatchewan. Read more...
Changes to our Member Support During the Pandemic
As we continue to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments closely, the health and well-being of our members and staff is of utmost importance to us. After careful consideration, we have decided to further limit our in-person interactions with members to phone calls only. If you wish to contact us, please phone 306-787-5442 or toll-free 1-877-275-7377.
The Public Employees Pension Plan
PEPP is a defined contribution pension plan. Your contributions and your employer’s contributions, plus any return on investment, will be used to provide you with income based upon the account balance you have built, when you retire. Your account balance is the number of units you have in each fund multiplied by the current unit value for each fund.
Do you ever stop and wonder about what type of investments your pension plan invests in? Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is one of the factors that goes into deciding what type of investments the Public Employees Pension Plan (PEPP) chooses to engage in.
ESG is also known as sustainable investing. It is a set of standards for a company’s operations that socially conscious investors use to screen potential investments. An investment manager looking at ESG factors of an investment could consider environmental criteria such as a company’s energy use, waste, and pollution. Social investing looks at factors of a company’s business relationships such as: does it work with suppliers that have similar values, or does the company…Read More
The Public Employees Pension Board (PEPB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis Martel as Chair of the PEPB as of May 1, 2020. Louis is originally from Quebec where he completed a Bachelor of Science from Laval University. He has over 25 years of experience in the pension industry as both a consultant and actuary, the majority of which was acquired in Saskatchewan.
Louis is the former Chief Client Strategist for TD Greystone Managed Investments Inc., and sat on the Board for the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. He has enjoyed a successful career in Saskatchewan since arriving in the 1980’s as an actuary, at a time when…Read More