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Stormy market conditions

Insurers continued paying record benefits in year three of pandemic

Total premiums collected by insurers also rose in 2022, according to the CLHIA

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What’s changed in life underwriting?

Medical developments and technology have led to improved experiences for some clients

Net zero target

Major life insurers taking steps, but falling short on climate action: report

Sun Life Financial Inc. and Manulife Financial Corp. are Canada's first and fourth-largest fossil fuel investors


Quebec insurtech continues national expansion

Emma, a digital-only insurance company, hopes to expand coast to coast in 2024

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FSRA revokes licence of life agent who sold repeat policies

Alleged misconduct included untrustworthiness, fraud and deception

  • By: Staff
  • September 7, 2023 September 7, 2023
  • 15:51

Help clients find lost bank accounts and insurance policies

Although there are tools to help, financial advisors still say it’s best to maintain updated information

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Lifecos see mixed earnings in latest quarter

Rising interest rates led to drops in net income for Great-West Lifeco and Sun Life

  • By: Staff
  • August 11, 2023 August 11, 2023
  • 11:34
Financial Advisor Assisting Senior Couple

When does a death benefit not pay out?

Advisors should be as thorough as possible when going through insurance applications with a client

Stormy market conditions

FSRA consults on consumer warnings

Regulator issues proposed guidance for public comment until Aug. 25

  • By: Staff
  • July 31, 2023 July 31, 2023
  • 16:10
Bitcoin exchange to dollar rate on monitor display on July 2017 in NYC

OSFI consults on crypto rules for banks, insurers

New guidelines adopt global banking regulators' standards

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Rising interest rates lift interest in annuities

Clients can see annuities as an attractive alternative to managing their own retirement investments

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Why rate hikes shouldn’t dissuade insurance policyholders from participating

Par life accounts eventually benefit from higher interest rates

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Canada Life acquires Value Partners Group

Deal adds investment counsel portfolio managers to Canada Life

Corporate-owned life insurance as a charitable gift

Avoid bloopers when designating a charity as policy beneficiary

Life insurers increase Assuris protection

Clients now get protection for at least 90% of their death benefits, seg fund guarantees and other coverages if their life insurer fails

Insurance regulators promise new guidance on upfront compensation structures

Advisor chargebacks need robust controls, CCIR and CISRO said

Publicly funded LTC insurance could address eldercare costs: NIA

A study of programs in other countries provides insights for Canada, the National Institute on Ageing says

  • By: Staff
  • May 5, 2023 May 5, 2023
  • 10:58

Considerations when selling insurance to the gig economy

One in 10 Canadians, many lacking employer-sponsored disability coverage, work in the gig economy

Manulife partners with Cleveland Clinic Canada

The collaboration aims to promote better health outcomes within group benefits

  • By: Staff
  • January 26, 2023 January 26, 2023
  • 12:39