Month: February 2021

Pension Reports

Reports at the February 24 meeting of the Pension Advisory Committee (PAC) showed that the Dalhousie Pension Plan had made a strong recovery from the drop in asset values of a year ago when the pandemic first hit. Assets increased by nearly $250 million to almost $1.6 billion from just over $1.3 billion. The 6-month ….  Read More

Good News Re. Benefits

Peter Wallace (ADRP rep. on the Dalhousie Benefits Advisory Committee) reports that five important decisions were made on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021: The premiums for the EHB and Travel Plans will be reduced 12% to the single rate of $35.72 /mo and for family $71.65  /mo, The Hearing Aid benefit will become $700 every 3 ….  Read More

Wanted: digital (assets/erasing) affairs speaker

University of Lethbridge Retired Academic Staff Association is planning a webinar on the subject of planning for digital assets/erasing the digital footprint on the death of academics. What can retired faculty members and other academic staff do to simplify the wrap-up of their digital affairs when that time comes? We are looking for an engaging/entertaining ….  Read More