Life insurance industry responds to COVID-19

Relief for consumers, ongoing service, and changing ways of doing business – some of which may require support and relie

LIFE INSURANCE | April 08 2020 10:45AM
Navacord acquires Benemax Financial Group

Navacord Corp., a commercial insurance brokerage, announced on March 24 the acquisition of Benemax Financial Group Inc.

LIFE INSURANCE | March 24 2020 03:13PM
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
CHES announces new life insurance affiliate

CHES Special Risk Inc. announced Feb. 24 that it now has a new sister company – CHES Financial Services. This affiliate

LIFE INSURANCE | February 26 2020 03:32PM
Agent suspended five years for benefits fraud

Former general insurance sales person, Martin Hroch has been fined by the Insurance Council of British Columbia (ICoBC)

LIFE INSURANCE | February 26 2020 09:56AM
Pharmaceutical treatments lacking

The term "orphan" appeared in the early 1980s in the United States in connection with the treatment of rare diseases. It

HEALTH | January 22 2020 02:39PM
Rare and orphan diseases: a challenge for individuals and society

There are more than 7,000 around the world. Sometimes they only affect a few dozen people. Their treatment costs a fortu

HEALTH | January 22 2020 01:40PM