Skip to main content

The BC Teachers’ Pension Plan has announced a 2.2% cost of living increase for 2019. Cost of living increases are not guaranteed, but once received they establish a new baseline for pensions.

To see a recent history of annual increases, go to

The pension payment dates for 2019 have been set as follows:

[av_one_third first av_uid=’av-5994qx’]January 30
February 27
March 28
April 29[/av_one_third]

[av_one_third av_uid=’av-3helu1′]May 30
June 27
July 30
August 29[/av_one_third]

[av_one_third av_uid=’av-avnwp’]September 27
October 30
November 28
December 23[/av_one_third]


The BCRTA Pensions and Benefits Committee recently did an in-depth analysis of cost of living adjustments for BC retired teachers, and how teachers in BC fare compared to other provinces. You can view that report here.