The Sun Life Canadian Health Index provides a comprehensive snapshot of the attitudes, perceptions and behaviours some Canadians have about their health. It's based on a landmark coast-to-coast survey of 2,404 adults conducted by Ipsos Reid and commissioned by Sun Life annually.

News release

More than four out of five Canadians believe their employers are responsible for supporting their health
Sun Life finds that Gen Y has the biggest health related challenges with productivity and attendance

Index report

View the full Sun Life Canadian Health Index report. Adobe PDF document

Additional materials



  • Kevin Dougherty, president of Sun Life Financial Canada, speaks about the Canadian Health Index results

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