Death and death benefits

When you die, your pension may help provide a source of income for your beneficiary (or beneficiaries).

Death and your pension

After you die, your spouse, other beneficiaries and/or your estate may receive a death benefit.

Tell us if a plan member dies

Please let us know if a plan member dies so we can communicate next steps.

Tell us if your spouse dies

If your spouse was not a plan member, contact us using Message Centre in My Account or by phone.

Tell us if a beneficiary dies

If one of your beneficiaries dies, update your beneficiary information to let us know.

Claim a death benefit

After we’re notified a plan member has died, we’ll send information about next steps to their beneficiary (or beneficiaries) and/or executor.