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Insurance regulators consult on conduct principles

The proposal complements the guidance on fair treatment of customers

  • By: Staff
  • June 2, 2021 July 23, 2021
  • 13:05
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Insurers hop on LRCN bandwagon

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

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Canada Life offers customizable term insurance

Clients can choose the exact term they want

  • By: Staff
  • April 5, 2021 July 23, 2021
  • 08:30

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

Manulife streamlines universal life product

The goal is to simplify the firm's offering to its customers and advisors

Great-West Lifeco raising quarterly dividend to shareholders by 12%

Fellow life insurers Manulife and Sun Life also announced dividend hikes this month

Supreme Court won’t allow appeals from funds seeking to use life insurance for unlimited deposits

Insurers welcome the dismissal

  • By: Staff
  • November 4, 2021 November 4, 2021
  • 16:58

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

Canada’s warming may hurt access to insurance: DBRS

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

Outlook for reinsurers improves post-pandemic

Rising prices, economic recovery support sector’s earnings

  • By: Staff
  • September 7, 2021 September 7, 2021
  • 14:44