Winnipeg Association of Non-Teaching Employees (WANTE)

Retiree Health Plan

As a WANTE retiree you are eligible to apply for coverage under this plan. You must be at least age 50 and have been employed as a regular (not casual) employee for at least 5 continuous years in a public school division immediately prior to retirement .

You must apply within 90 days of retiring (even if you weren’t participating in the active WANTE plan before retirement), or within 90 days from the end of your active coverage. Late applications will not be accepted.

A retiree can also apply for coverage within 90 days following the loss of alternate group coverage (if the retiree can provide documentation confirming the date the other coverage was lost).

For retired WANTE employees the booklet and application can be accessed below. The application should be sent directly to the email address or fax number on the form. Coverage starts the first of the month following the date your application is received. Blue Cross will collect the monthly deposit rates from your bank account on the first of each month.

Monthly rates effective September 1, 2021 are:

  • $63.00 single
  • $126.00 family

For details of your coverage, please click on the applicable link below: