Life insurer names Chief Growth Officer

His mandate will be to oversee growth in all business lines in Canada and the United States.

LIFE INSURANCE | August 30 2019 09:30AM
Retirement: Canadian actuaries urge later retirement age

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries is urging the federal, provincial and territorial governments to raise the retiremen…

HEALTH , SOCIETY | May 31 2019 09:30AM
Alec Blundell appointed EVP and COO of Co-operators Life and takes helm of CUMIS

Alec Blundell has been appointed executive vice-president and chief operating officer of Co-operators Life and president…

LIFE INSURANCE , HEALTH | March 12 2019 09:30AM
Manulife chooses Moody’s Analytics tool to ease transition to IFRS 17

To ease its transition to the new insurance contract accounting standard, IFRS 17, Manulife will use a module developed …

LIFE INSURANCE | January 29 2019 11:30AM
Unanticipated increases in longevity force pension plans to rethink risk management

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries says a 65-year-old man now has a life expectancy of 87 years. This is an increase ov…

LIFE INSURANCE , HEALTH | September 27 2017 07:00AM
Industry falls in line with Genetic Non-Discrimation Act, but fight continues

Canada’s insurance industry is falling in line with the new Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, even as its industry associa…

LIFE INSURANCE , HEALTH | July 07 2017 07:00AM
Will insurance costs rise dramatically if anti-genetic discrimination bill becomes law?

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries believes term life insurance product pricing could rise by as much as 50% and that i…

LIFE INSURANCE , HEALTH | April 25 2017 06:59AM