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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

Advance death benefits evolve

More clients with short life expectancies may be able to qualify

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Disputing when critical illness insurance is payable

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

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Snowbirds file legal challenge against OHIP cuts

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

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CLHIA calls on feds to allow annuities within TFSAs

The industry trade group wants access to the savings vehicles expanded

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Canada Life amalgamation receives government approval

Company exec says the change will simplify “how advisors choose products”

  • By: Staff
  • November 25, 2019 November 25, 2019
  • 13:42
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Great-West Lifeco beats Q3 expectations as profits rise 6%

Sales grew by 22% to $41.9 billion, driven by growth in the U.S. and Canada

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Managing expectations when clients have older whole life plans

Prepare clients for the impact of low rates and other policy variables

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Equitable expands borrowing options

CSV Max lets whole life policyholders borrow up to 90% of their policy’s cash surrender value

  • By: Staff
  • October 28, 2019 October 28, 2019
  • 13:00
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Help a divorced couple cover support obligations

Utilizing life insurance is just one option

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iA Financial Group merging two insurers under its brand

iA Insurance acquired Excellence in 2008

  • By: Staff
  • September 25, 2019 September 25, 2019
  • 11:03
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Minding the millennial insurance gap

How firms are reaching a resistant segment

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iA Financial’s profits rise 9% in first quarter

The U.S. divisions saw strong growth

  • By: Staff
  • May 9, 2019 May 9, 2019
  • 13:58

Low rates affecting insurers’ products, portfolios: DBRS

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

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

Sales of individual insurance and guaranteed products were up

Supreme Court upholds genetic non-discrimination law

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

RBC Insurance introduces rider for compassionate care

The rider pays a monthly benefit to allow for time away from work

  • By: Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 16, 2019
  • 13:58

What you should know about EI benefit changes

Parents and caregivers are affected

  • By: Staff
  • November 9, 2017 September 10, 2018
  • 15:08

Advise clients on insurance in unstable countries

Three experts weigh in

  • By: Allan Tong
  • April 13, 2017 October 26, 2018
  • 13:57