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FSRA consults on proposed priorities

Total cost reporting for seg funds as well as title regulation are on the docket for fiscal 2022–23

  • By: Staff
  • October 8, 2021 October 8, 2021
  • 13:52
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Co-operators expands into wealth management

The firm's advisors have no minimums and are looking to serve "everyday Canadians"

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IDC WIN acquires insurance assets from AFL Groupe Financier

The Guardian Capital subsidiary bought the Quebec firm's life and health insurance business and seg fund assets

  • By: Staff
  • October 4, 2021 October 4, 2021
  • 16:09
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Sun Life buying U.S. dental benefits company DentaQuest for $3.1 billion

The acquisition will more than double the size of Sun Life's U.S. employee benefits business by revenue

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Canada’s warming may hurt access to insurance: DBRS

Increasingly severe weather may lead to pullback in coverage as losses rise

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Life insurance payouts related to Covid-19 totalled $154M in 2020

A similar amount was paid in disability benefits to support recovering workers

  • By: Staff
  • September 14, 2021 September 14, 2021
  • 13:18
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Ontario regulator seeks feedback on life agent reporting requirements

FSRA's consultation also includes insurers' related obligations to ensure agent suitability

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2021 September 9, 2021
  • 15:11
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Outlook for reinsurers improves post-pandemic

Rising prices, economic recovery support sector’s earnings

  • By: Staff
  • September 7, 2021 September 7, 2021
  • 14:44
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Even after Covid, many Canadians unprepared for crisis: survey

Emergencies would negatively impact most people's finances

  • By: Staff
  • August 31, 2021 August 31, 2021
  • 14:16
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Life insurer portfolios held up during pandemic

Strong diversification and conservative investment policies kept portfolios performing well

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Brookfield Reinsurance to buy U.S. insurer American National for US$5.1 billion

The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2022

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Manulife beats expectations as second-quarter profit surges to $2.6 billion

Global wealth and asset management net inflows reached $8.6 billion

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Sun Life Q2 profit increases 73% to $900 million

Canada was the biggest contributor to net profits in the quarter

Insurance industry slow to act on Gender X

“Companies are going to have to and want to change with the times,” says financial advisor

Slumping markets hit iA profit despite strong sales

The firm reported net income attributable to common shareholders of $151 million in Q1, down 13%

  • By: Staff
  • May 12, 2022 May 12, 2022
  • 14:34

Life insurers ‘surprised and disappointed’ with Budget 2022 provision

A Budget 2022 proposal means life insurers could have to pay tax up front on profit earned on 20-year policies, says CLHIA

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