The Pension Investment Association of Canada’s membership is composed of over 140 of the largest pension plans in the country. Senior professionals employed by PIAC’s member funds are responsible for the oversight and management of over $2 trillion in assets on behalf of millions of Canadians. Our membership includes pension funds of all sizes and types across Canada in both the private and public sectors.
PIAC has been the national voice for Canadian pension funds since 1977. PIAC’s positions on public policy reflect the fiduciary framework in which member funds operate and its commitment to work in the best interests of plan members.
PIAC is a forum in which Member pension funds share information and knowledge. Educational events are non-commercial and are designed By Members, For Members.
Canadian pension funds and their sponsor organizations are eligible for membership in PIAC. Employees who have senior responsibility for the investment direction of the fund’s assets (i.e., pension fund managers, treasurers, CIOs, CFOs, etc.) or serve in related areas such as actuarial, accounting, corporate governance, legal, responsible investment, risk management, tax, etc., serve as the participating representatives within the Association.
Service providers, vendors, marketing and/or sales individuals (of products or other investment vehicles) or independent consultants for more than one pension fund are not eligible for membership in the Association.