On January 1, 2024 the Public Employees Benefits Agency (PEBA) – your Plan administrator will transition to Plannera Pensions & Benefits (Plannera). On January 1, our existing website will move to plannera.ca

Extended Health Care Plan

Public Employees Extended Health Care Plan

For Employees and Retirees

These Plans provide protection and security in meeting health care needs. They provide coverage of certain medical services and supplies given or ordered by a physician that are not reimbursed or partially reimbursed from the provincial medical plan.

Have questions?

Registration questions: GroupNet Customer Contact Centre at 1-800-957-9777

Claim inquiries: Canada Life at 1-800-957-9777.



How to Enrol

Active Employees

You must complete and submit a  Benefit Plan Enrolment Form * to the:

Human Resource Service Centre
2100 Broad Street


Your Human Resource Team


You must apply for coverage no later than 60 days after you retire.

Your coverage ends when you are:

  • no longer eligible;
  • you stop paying the required premiums; or
  • the policy terminates, whichever is earliest.

Eligibility for benefits

Active Employees

PS/GE SGEU and CUPE 600-3 or 600-5

You are eligible to take part in the Plan after you have completed six months of continuous employment.

Out-of-scope Management Employees

You are eligible to take part in the plan on the date your employment begins.

Plan Information

Group Policy Number

  • PS/GE SGEU and CUPE 600 employees – Group Policy Number 168850
  • Out-of-Scope employees – Group Policy Number 168853



If you retire on the first day of the month, you may be immediately eligible to participate if you meet all requirements.

If you retire on a day other than the first day of the month, you maybe eligible to participate if you meet all requirements on the first day of the next month.

Employee Communications for Retirees (January 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023)

 CUPE 600-3 or 600-5



Retiree Group Policy Numbers:

PS/GE SGEU Retirees - Group Policy # 168851
CUPE 600 Retirees - Group Policy # 168852
Out-of-Scope Retirees - Group Policy # 168854

Direct Deposit

To sign up for direct deposit, have your bank account information handy and either:

Register and log into GroupNet for Plan Members to sign up for direct deposit online; or

Complete a  Canada Life Banking Information Form and send to Canada Life via fax to (204)946-4699 or email: Grp.ElecEnrollment@gwl.ca