We're Hiring

Oct 16, 2020 - Looking for a new and exciting career opportunity? SHEPP is currently recruiting for a Senior Communications Specialist to join our Stakeholder Relations team. Visit our Careers page for more information.

A Message from the CEO of SHEPP

July 16, 2020 - It's been just over four months now since we closed our doors to the public and asked 90% of our employees to work from home. And, while the circumstances remain a bit odd and unfamiliar, it's business as usual at SHEPP. Read more.

Watch the Retirement Ahead Recorded Presentation

June 30, 2020 - Are you approaching retirement? Log in to SHEPPWeb to watch the recorded presentation, Retirement Ahead, which covers topics such as retirement eligibility and estimating your pension under various retirement scenarios.

Investments return 11.7% in 2019

June 25, 2020 - SHEPP recently published its 2019 Annual Report which highlights an 11.7% rate of return in 2019, bringing the total value of the Fund to $8.0 billion at year-end. For more highlights, read the 2019 Annual Report .

Deferred Member Annual Pension Statements have been mailed

May 21, 2020 - If you are a SHEPP member with a deferred pension, your 2019 Annual Statement has been mailed, along with the Spring 2020 Newsletter. If you have any questions about your statement or need to update your personal information, please log in to SHEPPWeb or contact our office by phone or email.

SHEPP Granted Exemption from the Temporary Suspension of Commuted Value Lump Sum Transfers

May 14, 2020 - SHEPP was recently notified by the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA), that commuted value lump sum transfers out of the Plan will be exempt from the temporary suspension that was implemented on April 16, 2020. SHEPP has already begun processing the previously suspended transfers and kindly requests your patience while we work through them as we anticipate it may take an additional 2-3 weeks. Read more

Majority of SHEPP Members Not Affected by the Temporary Suspension of Commuted Value Lump Sum Transfers

May 6, 2020 - The recent change to pension regulations, implementing a temporary freeze on lump sum payments from defined benefit pension plans, will not affect pensioners or the majority of SHEPP's 40,000 other members. The regulatory amendment, implemented effective April 16, 2020, will impact only those members expecting a commuted value transfer from the Plan.

Watch for your Annual Pension Statement in the mail

April 29, 2020 - The Spring 2020 Newsletter and your Annual Pension Statement were mailed today. Be sure to review your statement carefully as it includes important information including your designated beneficiaries, pension estimates and a summary of the benefit entitlements you've earned up to December 31, 2019. For more information, check out our online guide to understanding your Annual Pension Statement. Active members can also view their statement by logging into SHEPPWeb.

A Message from the CEO of SHEPP

March 26, 2020 - As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to unfold, I want to reassure you and our nearly 60,000 SHEPP members that your pension will be here for you when you need it.

SHEPP is a defined benefit plan, meaning your pension benefit is calculated using a formula based on your eligible earnings and service in the Plan. Therefore, the recent decline in the market has no immediate impact on your pension benefit. Read more

Pensioner Newsletter and Payment Schedule for 2020

January 26, 2020 - SHEPP recently mailed the Pension Payment Confirmation Statement and the 2020 Pensioner Newsletter to pensioners. This newsletter features an article on how a budget can help achieve financial well-being, tips for new retirees, an update on SHEPP?s funded status, as well as this year?s Pension Payment Schedule. Pensioners can also access their most recent Pension Payment Confirmation Statement on SHEPPWeb.