News & Events

The Plan offers several ways you can stay current on the latest news about the Plan, including the UBC FPP Update newsletter, the Latest News section below, and your My Message Centre within your member account at

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The Plan’s newsletter, UBC Faculty Pension Plan Update, is emailed to members a few times a year.

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Upcoming Pension Seminars

The Faculty Pension Plan offers a number of seminars designed to help you understand your pension options.

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Latest News & Events

2021 Pension Forum Presentation – Recording and Q&A

The Plan held its annual Pension Forum on May 5, 2021. The presentation included updates on the 2020 Board initiatives and projects, financial and membership statistics, and investment reviews for 2020 and the first quarter of 2021. The presentation was then followed by a question period. If you weren’t able to attend, you may view […]

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Latest Market Commentary

Market Commentary – First Quarter 2021

In his 2004 book, The Misbehavior of Markets, mathematician and inventor of fractal geometry Benoit Mandelbrot succinctly illustrates how market crashes happen more frequently than modern portfolio theory would suggest. We expect volatility from the equity market, but some of the precipitous declines experienced by investors over the past three decades are just not supposed […]

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