Workplace benefits

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Your plan includes some or all of these benefits:


Reimburses a portion of most prescription drug costs.

Vision care

Covers all or a portion of the cost of prescription eyeglasses or lenses.

Hospital expenses

Helps cover hospital care costs, in the province you live in, that are not covered by your provincial plan.


Covers eligible paramedical expenses that may include the services of chiropractors, physiotherapists and other medical professionals, depending on your plan.

Medical services and equipment

Covers services and equipment your physician considers necessary.


Covers medical and related expenses.


Can cover expenses ranging from cleanings to orthodontics – partially or fully – depending on your plan.

Health and wellness

Offers programs focused on improving and maintaining your health and wellness.

In addition to your employment benefits, you can choose to take advantage of the following:

Life insurance

Pays a lump-sum benefit to your designated beneficiaries.

Critical illness insurance

Provides a lump-sum payment to help pay expenses while you recover from one of the serious medical conditions covered by your plan.

Basic accidental death & dismemberment insurance

Pays a benefit – in addition to any other life insurance benefits – if you die or lose a limb in an accident.

Long-term disability insurance

Pays a percentage of your monthly income if you can’t work because of a covered disability.

Dependent life insurance

Provides a lump-sum benefit in the event of the death of a spouse or child.

Changing jobs or retiring? We have options to replace your group benefits.

Leaving your job doesn’t mean you need to leave your benefits behind. Stay protected with affordable health and dental insurance coverage through Sun Life. You may be eligible to replace your coverage with our Choices plan. This could include:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Life insurance

Learn more about Choices and other coverage options

Affinity markets

Important Notice: Effective February 1, 2023, Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company (“Canadian Premier”) acquired the Association and Affinity, Creditor and Student business of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (“Sun Life”).

Small business benefits and savings

Sun Life offers a variety of affordable, customizable benefits and savings plans that are well suited to businesses with 3 to 49 employees. Our innovative solutions deliver the rewards of a healthier, wealthier workforce.

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Submit claims, view coverage details, check balances, make contributions or use your smartphone as your drug and travel card with the my Sun Life mobile app.

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