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  • Quebec Public Prescription Drug Plan

    December 24th, 2009

    A new raise in rates for 2009

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  • Québec Pension Plan

    January 10th, 2016

    Pensions under the Québec Pension Plan to increase by 0,4% in 2010

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  • To pay your membership dues by credit card

    August 13th, 2013

    You have the option to pay by credit card through PayPal

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  • BPG's Annual Meeting - Don't miss it

    July 5th, 2011

    Take the time to attend several presentations of interest to you

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  • June 6th

    June 26th, 2013

    The Annual General Meeting of the Montreal chapter of the GPB for 2013 will take place on Thursday, June 6th.

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  • Annual General Meeting

    June 12th, 2014

    The Annual General Meeting of the Montreal Chapter of BPG will be held June 5th, 2014.

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  • The Annual General Meeting 2014: A lot of interest and enthusiasm

    January 13th, 2015

    Last June 5th, for many members an activity not to be missed and was an ideal occasion to renew acquaintance with former colleagues

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  • 2015 Montreal Annual General Meeting

    June 8th, 2015

    The 2015 Montreal Chapter's Annual General Meeting of the Bell Pensioners' Group (BPG) on June 4th 2015.

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  • 2015 Eastern Townships Annual General Meeting

    June 20th, 2015

    The BPG Annual General Meeting will be held in Sherbrooke on June 18th, 2015.

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  • The 2015 Annual General Meeting: a Success!

    September 14th, 2015

    The June 4th, 2015 Annual General Meeting: a Success!

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  • The June 4th, 2015 Annual General Meeting: a Success!

    May 9th, 2016

    The June 4th, 2015 Annual General Meeting: a Success!

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  • The Annual Meeting: A real Success

    June 4th, 2009

    As in previous years, the general meeting held June 17th was attended by a capacity crowd.

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  • The premium under plan B increases by 15,38%

    August 13th, 2013

    Increase to Monthly Health Care Premium, Plan B for eligible employees who retired on or after July 1st, 2000

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  • The April 2012 Newsletter is now available

    August 13th, 2013

    You can access it ....

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  • Oct 15th, 2009 - Christmas Luncheon

    August 13th, 2013

    Join the Bell Pensioners at a Christmas luncheon next December 4th

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  • Québec Pension Plan

    January 12th, 2017

    Pension to increase by 1.2% in January 2016

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  • BPG Expands its Definition of a member

    August 13th, 2013

    The BPG By-Laws state that “Membership in the Group is limited to anyone retired from Bell Canada or its affiliates

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  • 2016 Eastern Townships Annual General Meeting

    June 29th, 2016

    The Annual Meeting of our members from the Eastern Townships will be held in Sherbrooke on Thursday, June 9th 2016

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  • “The Quebec Civil Code does not Recognize the Existence of Common Law (De Facto) Spouses”

    June 4th, 2009

    This is what Notary Eric Lavoie, of the firm of Prud’homme, Fontaine, Dolan, guest speaker at this year’s annual meeting, told members during his presentation.

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  • Health was the theme at the 2009 General Meeting

    August 13th, 2013

    More than 300 people attended the Montreal Chapter’s Annual General Meeting, which was held on May 26th.

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  • Photo Album

    December 3rd, 2012

    Pictures of the General Annual Meeting held May 20th, 2010

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  • Québec Pension Plan

    December 9th, 2010

    Pensions under the Québec Pension Plan to increase by 0,4% in 2010

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  • Protecting the Family Estate

    September 30th, 2014

    Notary Eric Lavoie, one of the guest speakers at the June 6th AGM, had entitled his presentation: “Protecting the Family Estate”.

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  • Meeting in English in Montreal - 2016 Annual General Meeting

    June 29th, 2016

    Meeting in English in Montreal - 2016 Annual General Meeting

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  • Our new address

    January 24th, 2012

    Please take note of our new address

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  • Presentation at the General Annual Meeting

    August 13th, 2013

    Mrs Guylaine Pomerleau talked about Benefits and Pension at the GAM

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  • Position to be filled

    July 2nd, 2013

    Position to be filled at the Caisse d’économie des employés en Télécommunication’s Board of directors

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  • GM Canada wrong to cut retirees’ benefits, court rules

    September 29th, 2014

    General Motors Canada broke an agreement with some of its retired workers when it slashed health care and life insurance benefits, an Ontario court ruled Wednesday.

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  • Sun Life and BCE reach longevity insurance agreement

    March 3rd, 2015

    Sun Life Financial and BCE announced a new agreement that further advances BCE’s pension de-risking strategy.

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  • BPG President’s Report – Fall 2015

    November 30th, 2015

    If you have not had a chance to attend one of our Chapters’Meetings, please check out the video providing the President’s Report.

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  • BPG Expands its Definition of a Member

    June 10th, 2013

    The BPG By-Laws state that “Membership in the Group is limited to anyone retired from Bell Canada or its affiliates

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  • 2012 Photo Album

    July 21st, 2014

    See the pictures of the Annual General Assembly held on June 5th, 2012

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  • BPG Survey in 2015

    September 26th, 2016

    We would like to hear your opinion

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  • Bell Benefits website upgrade

    October 30th, 2015

    The Bell Benefits site is being redesigned. As Bell works to prepare for the launch on November 16, access to the current Benefits site will be impacted starting this weekend and will be unavailable from November 9 to 15.

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  • Your newsletter by E-Mail

    October 9th, 2014

    Help us reduce our costs

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  • Target Benefit Pension Plan Proposal Poses a Serious Threat

    May 28th, 2014

    On April 24, Minister of State for Finance Kevin Sorenson announced a two-month period of consultation on the Government of Canada’s proposal for target benefit pension plans for Crown corporations and federally regulated industries. The proposal includes the potential to convert existing Defined Benefit plans, such as ours, to Target Benefit plans.

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  • Unfair competition policy for Canadian wireless companies

    October 9th, 2014

    Bell is presently conducting an information campaign in the newspapers against American companies such as Verizon that want to enter or expand in the Canadian market. Following this campaign, BPG has decided to intervene with the federal government.

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  • New PIC Report

    November 3rd, 2015

    The Bell Pension Information Committee (PIC) Report for 2014 is now online.

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  • Did You Miss The Last Annual General Meeting?

    October 25th, 2016

    If you were unable to attend, you can watch a video of BPG President's presentation.

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  • Save 50 % at the FrancoFolies de Montréal

    June 23rd, 2013

    Thanks to the partnership between Bell and the FrancoFolies de Montréal, Bell retirees will get a 50% discount on regular price tickets

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  • Cost of Living Adjustment for 2016

    November 20th, 2015

    Statistics Canada released the Consumer Price Index data for the last twelve months.

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  • 2018 Annual General Meeting

    May 14th, 2018

    The Annual General Meeting of the Montreal Chapter will be held Thursday June 7th 2018.

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  • Wireless competition : Fair for Canada

    April 1st, 2014

    As part of the wireless competition campaign, Bell, Rogers and Telus have set up a website, Fair for Canada

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  • Did you attend the 2017 AGM?

    June 25th, 2017

    In case you missed the 2017 Annual General Meeting, you can view a video of the "President's Message". 

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  • You are invited to our Fall Information Meetings

    September 22nd, 2018

    To better know the group, the issues, things to know for retirees and future retirees of the defined benefit pension plan

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  • BGP President Video at 2022 Annual General Meeting

    June 24th, 2022

    You will find below the link giving you access to the BGP President's Video (Denis Marquis), at the Annual General Meeting for the Ontario Central Chapter, held on May 12th, 2022. 

    https://player.vimeo.com/video/712231070?h=867d4efab6

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  • ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE MONTREAL SECTION

    May 25th, 2022

    June 7th 2022,

    Hôtel Universel, 5000 Sherbrooke Street East (Corner Viau), Montreal

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  • Minutes of the Annual General Meeting (AGM 2021)

    July 5th, 2021

    Virtual meeting held on June 1st, 2021

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  • COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR 2022

    November 23rd, 2021

    The Cost of Living Adjustment : Bell Canada has confirmed the COLA for 2022 to be 2% for pensioner under 65 years of age and 2.82% for pensioners 65 years and over.

     

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  • Q&R : Tax deductions for legal costs and fees.

    November 19th, 2021

    BGP's response to our members' questions on Pension indexation court approved deductions being deductible as expenses.

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  • Bell and The Personal: A partnership that delivers tangible benefits

    October 27th, 2021

    This year, The Personal will be distributing a total of $6.8 million to participants of the Bell home and auto insurance plan

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  • Class Action Update

    October 22nd, 2021

    Bell will be mailing out the personalized retroactive pension indexation adjustment statements from October 22nd to October 25th

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  • Canadian Pensioners Deserve Protection

    September 7th, 2021

    Election 2021: Urge the Federal Party Leaders and Your Local Candidates to take the 100% Pension Promise Pledge before September 20th

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  • Winner - La Personnelle Drawing (Annual General Meeting - Montreal)

    June 3rd, 2021

    Winner: Suzanne Lefebvre, Congratulations !

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  • Update on Class Action Lawsuit

    June 3rd, 2021

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  • Proposed Legislation- Pension Funding Deficits

    May 27th, 2021

    Proposed Legislation Granting Super Creditor Priority to Pension Funding Deficits

    Link to send an email to your MP

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  • Bell Canada Indexation of Pension Plan Class Action (Additional informations)

    May 13th, 2021

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  • Class Action Update

    May 12th, 2021

    The Notice to all class members (participants to the Bell pension plan) has now been approved by the Court and is in the process of being sent to pensioners

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  • Update on Class Action

    April 26th, 2021

    Click on ''+ Read more'' below''

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  • House of Commons Petition

    April 22nd, 2021

    BPG members are invited to consider signing an online petition, indicating their support for Bill C-253 which proposes amendments to Canada’s bankruptcy and insolvency laws to better protect pensioners.

    Petition (English):

     

    https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-3228

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  • TO ACTIVE BELL CANADA EMPLOYEES

    November 17th, 2020

    Are you currently employed by Bell Canada and eligible to receive a defined benefit pension upon retirement? This message is for you.

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  • 2019 BPG Financial Corporate & Montreal Chapter Dashboards

    June 1st, 2020

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  • COVID-19 and our pensions

    May 15th, 2020

    In presenting its 1Q2020 results on May 7, 2020, BCE noted that the solvency ratio for the Bell DB pension plan declined from approximately 101% at the end of 2019 to approximately 100% at the end of March, 2020.  In other words, the Bell pension remains fully funded.  

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  • Covid-19 and our pensions

    March 31st, 2020

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  • Update on class action instituted against Bell

    February 26th, 2020

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  • Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 29

    January 28th, 2020

    Join the conversation and help us surpass a billion total messages of support for mental health and $100 million in total Bell funding.

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  • Did you attend the 2019 AGM ?

    June 27th, 2019

    In case you missed the 2019 Annual General Meeting, you can view a video of the "President's Message", presented by Denis Marquis, President  of the Bell Pensioners' Group

     

     

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  • Cost of Living Adjustment for 2020

    December 1st, 2019

    The Cost of Living Adjustment on Bell Canada's pensions should be 2% in 2020.

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  • Quebec Pension Plan

    January 1st, 2019

    Québec Pension Plan to increase by 2,3% on January 1st, 2019

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  • Public Prescription Drug Insurance Plan

    July 1st, 2018

    Premium adjustment and summary of costs at the pharmacy effective July 1, 2018

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