Elected Officials

Enrollment for benefits must be within four (4) months of appointment to council, therefore, the deadline for enrollment is February 28, 2023.

UBCM offers comprehensive group insurance coverage available to all local government staff and elected officials in British Columbia. Historically, UBCM has offered group insurance benefits to elected officials and a number of our members have taken advantage of these benefits. With local government elections approaching, we wanted to remind members about this offer and provide details of the coverage and enrolment process as described below.

  • Extended Health Care
  • Dental
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan (EFAP)
  • Optional Life Insurance
  • Optional Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Eligibility & Enrollment

Following local government elections, elected officials have four (4) months to enroll. There must be a minimum of three (3) elected official applicants in your local government to enroll. Enrollment must be for the full term of office. Applications made by local governments that do not currently have their staff benefit plans under the UBCM Group Benefits Plan may be reviewed for consideration.

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Information on the procedures for enrollment in the UBCM Group Benefits Plan for elected Officials can be found in our UBCM Group Benefits Plan: Group Insurance for Elected Officials Guide.

For any questions on the Elected Officials 2022 Premium Rates, please contact Elvira Khismatullina, Group Benefits Administrator.