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Sun Life raises limit for non-medical life insurance coverage to $5 million

Some insurers have struggled to sell products to younger consumers accustomed to online purchases

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Insurers hop on LRCN bandwagon

More firms are expected to take advantage of new rules adopted last month, DBRS says


Ensure your client can afford policy premiums

Needs assessment is more than gathering information

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Universal life policies can’t be used for unlimited deposits, appeal court rules

Hedge funds argued they should be able to make unlimited deposits for a guaranteed return

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CLHIA shoots down online rumours about Covid-19 vaccines and insurance

The associated rebutted false claims that vaccination would affect benefits and coverage

  • By: Staff
  • March 8, 2021 March 8, 2021
  • 11:07
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Life insurance claims increase in Q2 due to Covid-19

The spike was within an acceptable range for insurers

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Low rates affecting insurers’ products, portfolios: DBRS

The rating agency outlines the ongoing interest-rate challenge for the insurance industry

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IA Financial’s profits rebound with strong sales in second quarter

Sales of individual insurance and guaranteed products were up

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Supreme Court upholds genetic non-discrimination law

The act ensures Canadians can take genetic tests without being disadvantaged for insurance

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Understanding rebating rules for insurance

Advisors in breach of provincial regulations could face sanctions

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Insurance regulator explains why it slashed 73% of regulatory guidance

Mark White, CEO of FSRA, discusses the regulator's efforts to increase efficiency

What U.S. citizens should know before purchasing Canadian life insurance

These steps can prevent tax surprises

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The perils of owning U.S. life insurance

These tax-advantaged savings vehicles can result in a tremendous tax headache

Donation of life insurance policies isn’t trafficking, B.C. regulator says

Advisors receive some clarity on anti-trafficking legislation

Canada Protection Plan streamlines applications, introduces CI products

E-policies are also now available across the firm's lineup

How life insurers are responding to the pandemic

Digital capabilities and flexible underwriting help support sales

ALDAs: to buy or not to buy

A breakdown of who benefits from the federal government’s proposed annuity

  • By: Jim Otar
  • February 7, 2020 May 12, 2020
  • 09:30

Disputing when critical illness insurance is payable

Former cabinet minister John Manley lost a case contesting a policy's "triggering event"

Snowbirds file legal challenge against OHIP cuts

As of Jan. 1, 2020, Ontarians no longer have out-of-country health insurance from the province