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Great-West introduces ‘Performers’ plan

With its new plan, Great-West Life is targeting businesses with fewer than 35 employees.

The Co-operators offers online term life quotes

The Co-operators has launched an online quoting system for term life insurance through its corporate website. The company already offers online quotes for auto and…

  • By: Staff
  • January 12, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 15:47

Empire Life offers excess withdrawal alert

Empire Life has announced a new service for its Class Plus customers, giving them a heads up if they make withdrawals that could affect their…

  • By: Staff
  • January 11, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 13:40

Canada Life offers CITS-approved inforce feed

Canada Life has announced it is now offering a new Canadian Insurance Transaction Standardization (CITS)-approved “inforce” data feed to managing general agencies and national accounts…

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2011 August 21, 2018
  • 15:23

Hub International goes shopping

Hub International Limited, the Chicago-based parent of Hub Financial, has acquired the assets of Phoenix Insurance Group Grande Prairie Inc., an Alberta-based insurance brokerage and…

New Year resolutions: Promising by yards, performing by inches

To many Canadians, a New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other. And that’s perhaps why their health problems…

The critical illness claims process

I recently returned from a Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) meeting held in Vancouver, where I had the privilege of conducting a session entitled How…

The proper coverage

It’s one of those questions that keeps clients up at night: if my partner gets seriously ill, how can I pay the extra health care…

RCA case studies

Estate Planning is an ongoing process, and adjustments must be made from time to time or when significant life changes arise. Luckily, the planning relative…

Choosing the right CRM

We often take for granted the huge role technology plays in our lives; that is, until an issue threatens to disrupt the entire way we…

Earn client trust on CI’s finer points

Worried patients take extra comfort with a doctor who appears fully conversant in all of the implications of the latest drugs. So too, an insurance…

  • By: Al Emid
  • October 25, 2010 August 21, 2018
  • 13:21


Canada’s aging population will see more people requiring long-term care, but how will they pay for it? The costs of personal care can wipe out…

  • By: Staff
  • October 15, 2010 June 16, 2018
  • 12:44

Long Term Care Insurance: the definitions clarified

End of life issues can be disturbing to contemplate, let alone plan for. Long life can be a mixed blessing, as advanced ageing is often…

Life insurers welcome new rules for deposits

Saskatchewan amends insurance regulations for accepting deposits

Eliminate lesser-known insurance taxes, C.D. Howe says

Provincial insurance taxation weighs on consumers

  • By: Staff
  • October 3, 2018 October 3, 2018
  • 17:11

Immediate leveraged insurance: Tips and traps

Watch out for these issues

  • By: Kevin Wark
  • September 12, 2018 September 12, 2018
  • 15:14

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

This advisor never thought he’d need CI coverage. Then he did

What he learned after becoming a statistic