Health and Wellness

Today, we are seeing an exciting turning point in wellness. Our research tells us that the vast majority of Canadian employers now offer at least one wellness initiative, recognizing that wellness programs play a significant role in keeping employees healthy, at work, and engaged with their organization.

Sun Life is a proud leader in wellness research and committed to providing a best practice approach to workplace health and wellness. Our goal is to provide the data, knowledge, and insights to help employers build and foster healthier organizations.

You can also learn more about Sun Life’s programs, services, and perspectives on health and wellness at


New! Sun Life Financial Webinar - Sun Life’s latest Bright Paper “Chronic disease in the workplace focus on prevention and support” addresses the issue of chronic disease, its impact on the workplace and how employers can mitigate the risk to their organization and support the health and well-being of their employees.

This webinar will cover the following topics related to chronic disease in the workplace:

  • Leading causes
  • Prevention & support strategies
  • Innovation & trends


  • Sun Life Canadian Health Index: – a comprehensive snapshot of Canadian 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.
    • New! According to the 2016 Sun Life Financial Canadian Health Index, financial-related challenges cause the most significant stress for Canadians, with almost one-third (29 per cent) reporting being distracted at work as a result of their financial situation.
  • The Sun Life - Ivey Canadian Wellness Return-on-Investment (ROI) Study: Our groundbreaking research initiative seeks to establish Canada’s first-ever benchmarks on the ROI for workplace wellness and uncover new findings on best practices for effective wellness programs.
  • The Sun Life – Buffett National Wellness Survey: A Canadian benchmark for employer insights on the status of workplace wellness and health promotion - since 1997


Bright Papers