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Great-West Lifeco selling U.S. individual life insurance business

The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2019

  • By: Staff
  • January 24, 2019 January 24, 2019
  • 11:04

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
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Equitable Bank uses whole life insurance to fund retirement

Clients can borrow up to 90% of their policy's cash surrender value

  • By: Staff
  • December 13, 2018 September 3, 2019
  • 14:48
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Insurers turn to tech as broker’s role in doubt: KPMG

An industry survey finds the regulatory burden is a top concern

  • By: Staff
  • December 7, 2018 December 7, 2018
  • 13:10
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Life insurers welcome new rules for deposits

Saskatchewan amends insurance regulations for accepting deposits

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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
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FSCO releases customer fair treatment guideline

The guideline includes eight principles

  • By: Staff
  • October 1, 2018 October 1, 2018
  • 09:53
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CCIR and CISRO provide guidance on treating customers fairly

The guidance is based on key principles

  • By: Staff
  • September 28, 2018 October 1, 2018
  • 15:10
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Immediate leveraged insurance: Tips and traps

Watch out for these issues

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

Coach clients through death claims

The process should start while clients are still alive

Should small businesses insure key people?

A look at the considerations and different policies

Using life insurance under new passive income rules

Life insurance should already be on the radar of business owners

  • By: Katie Keir
  • July 9, 2018 September 19, 2018
  • 00:00

Quirks and foibles with insurance policy loans

Tax consequences associated with policy loan transactions

  • By: Kevin Wark
  • May 11, 2018 September 12, 2018
  • 00:00

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

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

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