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Sun Life Offers Virtual Doctor On Demand

Sun Life connects Clients to the best in digital healthcare innovation Toronto, ON (Mar. 8, 2018) — Imagine you are at home with two sick children; the thought of venturing out to wait in a doctor’s office seems unbearable. Now there is a solution, in the palm of your hand. To help Clients and their… Read more »

Sun Life’s digital coach — Ella — now available to all Canadians

“Hey Google, can I speak to Sun Life?” Toronto, ON (Feb. 13, 2018) – Whether you’re searching for a trusted chiropractor near work, or a dentist close to home, Ella, Sun Life’s new digital coach, is accessible to every Canadian. Harnessing the technology of the Google Assistant, Canadians can tap into Sun Life Assurance Company of… Read more »

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SSQ Insurance takes another step toward health and wellness with its new telemedicine service

Quebec City, QC (Jan. 29, 2018) – In line with its ongoing mission to provide innovative products and services, SSQ Insurance is pleased to announce that it is partnering with the Dialogue virtual platform to provide its employees and insured members with instant access to health professional services. Founded more than 70 years ago on… Read more »

Canadians Struggle to Discuss Financial Challenges Due to Shame and Embarrassment

93 Per Cent of Counsellors* Believe Financial Challenges Affect Work and Productivity: Manulife Study Waterloo, ON (Oct. 25, 2017) – Manulife today announced the results of its latest study on health and wealth, this year finding that feelings of shame and embarrassment often impede Canadians from acknowledging their personal financial struggles. According to professional Counsellors surveyed… Read more »

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Insurer, University Partner to Study Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

The Co-operators, University of Regina partner for research study on the benefits of internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy supporting mental health care Regina, SK (Sept. 7, 2017) – The Co-operators, together with the University of Regina, is pleased to announce a research study focused on the benefits of Internet-delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (ICBT). The therapy is… Read more »

The Edge Benefits Announces a Game Changing New Health and Dental Plan

Newmarket, ON (June 12, 2017) – Neil Paton, president and chief executive officer of The Edge Benefits, is pleased to announce the launch of a new Health and Dental Plan into the Canadian marketplace. “We redesigned our coverage to be more affordable, more flexible, and more accessible to Canadians than ever before”, says Paton, “and… Read more »

Canadians Are In The Dark About Managing The Care And Finances Of Their Aging Parents

Toronto, ON (Apr. 28, 2017) – While the vast majority of Canadian adults with a parent over the age of 65 feel it’s important to discuss elder caregiving and financial support, nearly two-thirds (62 per cent) admit they have not yet had that conversation mainly because it makes them uncomfortable, a new CIBC poll has… Read more »

The Edge Benefits Announces a National Distribution Alliance

Newmarket, ON (Jan. 20, 2017) – Neil Paton, president and chief executive officer of The Edge Benefits, is pleased to announce an exclusive national distribution alliance with five leading national managing general agencies. The five agencies are: Customplan Financial Advisors Inc., Financial Horizons, Hub Financial, IDC Worldsource, and PPI Solutions. The Edge Benefits is very… Read more »

Sun Life first Canadian insurer to launch National Healthcare Provider Ratings Network

New feature another digital health industry first to help Canadians manage their health Toronto, ON (Dec. 14, 2016) – Sun Life Financial is amplifying its commitment to bring innovative digital capabilities to Canadians with the launch of the industry’s first national healthcare provider ratings network, available in English and French through the my Sun Life… Read more »

RBC Insurance Helps Canadians Manage Their Healthcare Needs

RBC Insurance partners with Medical Confidence for one-on-one client support and advocacy, leading to quicker recovery times Toronto, ON (Dec. 12, 2016) – Nobody can ever be fully prepared to receive that unwelcome medical diagnosis that leaves patients in shock and scared for the future. It can all be overwhelming, leaving patients emotionally and physically… Read more »