The Sun Life Canadian Health Index provides a comprehensive snapshot of Canadian’s attitudes, perceptions and behaviours about their health. It's based on a landmark coast-to-coast survey of 2,799 adults conducted by Ipsos Reid and commissioned by Sun Life annually.

News release

Health is the number one reason Canadians can't retire when planned
Sun Life Financial survey finds 45 per cent of Canadians have experienced a serious health event

Key findings


Index report

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