The following persons, boards and agencies as amended from time to time by the Treasury Board of Canada were designated by Treasury Board of Canada, on the date shown, as being eligible to join the Plan:

  1. Effective July 1, 1960 (T.B. 565026-1, 15-09-1960):
    • The Governor General;
    • Ministers of the Crown in right of Canada;
    • A Lieutenant-Governor of a Province/territory;
    • A Judge of any Court referred to in the Judges Act;
    • Members of the RCMP other than regular members;
    • Employees of the National Harbours Board who do not belong to classifications subject to negotiations under the Industrial Relations and Dispute Investigations Act, or do not belong to such classifications but the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement provide for eligibility to join the Plan. (This designation was effective January 1, 1962 T.B. 591504, 25-01-1962).
  2. Effective January 1, 1961 (T.B. 565026-2, 11-08-1960):
    • Employees of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission.
  3. Effective June 1, 1961 (T.B. 576236, 25-05-1961):
    • The Speaker of the House of Commons;
    • The Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees of the House of Commons;
    • The Deputy Chairman of Committees of the House of Commons.
  4. Effective March 1, 1963 (T.B. 615602, 27-09-1963):
    • A person who on or after March 1, 1963, became or becomes an employee of the Atlantic Development Board.
  5. Effective February 27, 1964 (T.B. 622156, 27-02-1964):
    • A person who on or after February 27, 1964, became or becomes an employee of the Board of Trustees of the Maritime Transportation Unions.
  6. Effective April 1, 2006
    • Former members of the Canadian Forces (CF Veterans) who have been approved for benefits under the Service Income Security Insurance Plan Long Term Disability (SISIP LTD) who do not otherwise have PSHCP;
    • Veterans of the Canadian Forces (CF) with a rehabilitation need that is service related, identified by Veterans' Affairs Canada (VAC), who do not otherwise have post-release PSHCP eligibility;
    • Survivors* of veterans and members of the Canadian Forces who have died as a result of military service when the survivors do not otherwise have PSHCP eligibility.

      *as defined in the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act

In the following categories, designated by Treasury Board of Canada with effective dates as shown, eligibility is subject only to the provisions stated.

  1. Effective January 1, 1963 (TB 605386, 10-01-1963):
    • A person undergoing training at the Air Services Training School operated by the Department of Transport at the Ottawa International Airport who, immediately before commencing such training, was a participant under the Plan.
  2. Effective June 27, 1963 (T.B. 613712, 29-07-1963):
    • Employees of a Royal Commission established under Part I of the Inquiries Act who are appointed on a full-time basis for a period expected to exceed six months and whose annual salary rates have been approved by the Treasury Board of Canada.
  3. Effective January 1, 1965 (T.B. 634304, 10-12-1964):
    • A person who, on or after January 1, 1965, was or becomes a member of the House of Commons or a Member of the Senate.
    • A member of a civilian component of the forces of a state that is a party to the North Atlantic Treaty Status of Forces Agreement, 1949 who is serving in Canada.