Life insurance industry responds to COVID-19

The Insurance Portal spoke with Stephen Frank, president of the CLHIA, to discuss some of the unknowns the life insuranc…

LIFE INSURANCE | April 08 2020 10:45AM
LTD claims on the rise due to mental health issues

Mental health issues are increasing across Canada, leading to a rise in long-term disability (LTD) claims, with the econ…

HEALTH | March 16 2020 10:31AM
iA Financial assimilates Excellence Life

iA Financial Group announced today that it is merging two of its companies: the Excellence Life Insurance Company and In…

LIFE INSURANCE | September 25 2019 01:30PM
Increased disability reduces Sun Life’s net income

Sun Life Financial’s second quarter results were down due to unfavourable morbidity experience in group benefits, exempl…

LIFE INSURANCE | September 10 2019 02:30PM
Employers underestimate numbers of employees facing chronic disease

More than half of Canadians who have drug plans at work have been diagnosed with a chronic disease or condition - a numb…

HEALTH | June 18 2019 01:30PM
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Number of Canadians in need of disability leave increasing

The number of Canadians who need time off work due to a disability is on the rise, yet disability coverage continues to …

HEALTH | May 28 2019 01:30PM
Incidence of LTD claims expected to decline this year

The incidence of long term disability claims is expected to drop by 3.6 per cent compared to 2018 due to a slowing Canad…

HEALTH | April 08 2019 11:30AM