Whether you are starting out on your career or planning to retire in the near future, it is important to understand how your pension plan works. As the regulator of registered pension plans in Ontario, FSRA has compiled the following information to help you make sense of the retirement income system and your pension plan.
How FSRA regulates pension plans
Learn about FSRA’s responsibilities related to registered pension plans in Ontario.
The Retirement Income system
Learn about the various types of retirement income systems and pension plans available in Ontario.
How life events can impact your pension benefits
Life can be unpredictable. Find out how major life events can affect your pension benefits
How registered pension plans work
From administrative roles to how assets are invested, learn how registered pension plans work.
Learn more about your own pension plan
Learn how to find information about your pension plan using FSRA’s Pension Plan Information Access portal.
Helpful links to help you learn more about pensions in Ontario and Canada.
Read brief definitions of pension terms used by FSRA throughout this site.
NOTE: For details about your specific pension plan, contact your pension plan administrator. If anything you read on this site conflicts with the Pension Benefits Act or its regulations, the Act should be considered correct.