The stories of our Members

Meet the proud members and retirees of the OPSEU Pension Plan. They all have a story to tell about the value of defined benefit workplace pensions.


Having a defined benefit pension plan is a solid base for a secure retirement

Warren Dodds

Warren Dodds will gladly tell you he is one of the oldest employees within his department at the Ontario Clean Water Agency – and he has advice for his younger co-workers when it comes to planning for retirement.

Andrew Locker

From a very early age, Andrew Locker knew he wanted to serve the public.

Making the jump to the OPS:
Meet Andrew

I felt a strong pull to the public service and wanted to be part of a profession that is committed to improving the well-being of the public.

Melissa Bruno

People for Pensions is a way to inform people about our pension plan and help spread the word through our social networks

Your Community Lead:
Meet Melissa Bruno

As Community Lead, I will be sharing information with my fellow People for Pensions members – via this website...

David Ferguson

This former Conservation Officer has published his first novel – just one of many adventures he’s enjoyed since collecting his defined benefit pension

David Ferguson

Almost 30 years ago, a young Conservation Officer with the Ministry of Natural Resources started writing a novel...


This new member of the Ontario Public Service (OPS) knows the pension plan she’s paying into today will pay off decades from now.

Becky Wang

Becky is a software developer with the Ministry of Education in Toronto. She joined the OPS about a year ago, first as a contract worker...

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