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October 03, 2019
Canadians need your advice to help reduce stress

Many Canadians aren’t taking the right actions to improve their financial situations. That includes making and following a budget – and working with a financial advisor.

September 05, 2019
Announcing the retirement of Kevin Dougherty

A message from Stephane Vigneault, VP, Insurance Distribution, Wholesale Channel, Sun Life

June 13, 2019
Two important leadership decisions for Insurance Distribution

With the goal of delivering top tier service to our firms and advisors, Sun Life’s Insurance Distribution team is making 2 important leadership decisions.

May 16, 2019
Update on lawsuit involving former MetLife Clients
April 18, 2019
Transforming our business - from the inside out

Sun Life has a bold purpose - Helping clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives - and today we are excited to showcase our new, bold logo!

The logo refresh illustrates we are changing as a company from the inside out.

April 18, 2019
Sun Life Financial appoints new Insurance Distribution RVP for Quebec region

Sun Life Financial is pleased to announce the appointment of Pascal Liboiron, MBA, Pl. Fin., AVA to the position of Regional Vice-President - Quebec, Insurance Distribution, effective April 15, 2019.

March 20, 2019
Budget 2019: highlights you can share with Clients

As you know, Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the federal budget on March 19. To help you discuss this budget with Clients and understand its implications, refer to the Budget 2019 summary from Sun Life Global Investments.

March 20, 2019
More support is available to help you discuss the 2019 federal budget with Clients

Earlier today, we shared the Budget 2019 summary from Sun Life Global Investments in NewsFlash to help you discuss the implications of the federal budget with Clients. We now have a more detailed 2019 federal budget overview available for advisors.

February 19, 2019
Changes to SLF Canada organizational structure to help accelerate Client for Life strategy

A message from Jacques Goulet, President, Sun Life Financial Canada

It has been just over a year since I became President of Sun Life Financial (SLF) Canada and I am excited by the strategy we have in place, and by our focus on putting Clients at the centre of everything we do. With this focus on creating Clients for Life, we are taking the next steps in our strategy by adopting an owner’s mindset and delivering a One Sun Life experience. With the foundation set, now it is time to make some changes to Canada’s organizational structure to help accelerate our progress.

September 13, 2018
What you need to know about CRS pre-existing account reviews and CRA reportingAs previously communicated in early April, and as part of our obligation to comply with Income Tax Act requirements related to the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), we must conduct pre-existing account reviews for individual and entity accounts that are in force as of June 30, 2017.
September 13, 2018
A great new way to view insurance policy statementsOur Clients spoke and we listened. We’ve begun making many permanent life and health insurance policy statements available online.
August 23, 2018
Sun Life Financial donates $25,000 to Canadian Red Cross to assist those affected by wildfires in BC

Sun Life Financial is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help provide relief for those impacted by the wildfires in British Columbia.

August 16, 2018
Sun Life Financial Q2 2018 results

On August 8, we announced our global Q2 2018 results. In addition to these facts and figures, we’d like to highlight some of the initiatives we focused on throughout Q2 to enhance the support we provide you:

May 25, 2018
Sun Life Financial donates $25,000 to Canadian Red Cross to assist those affected by flooding in BC

Sun Life Financial is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help provide relief for those impacted by the spring flooding in British Columbia.

May 10, 2018
Sun Life Financial Q1 2018 resultsOn May 8, we announced our company-wide Q1 2018 results. Your dedication to clients and partnership with Sun Financial contributes to these results.
May 07, 2018
Sun Life Financial donates $25,000 to Canadian Red Cross to assist those affected by flooding in New Brunswick

Sun Life Financial is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help provide relief for those impacted by the spring flooding in New Brunswick.

May 01, 2018
Sun Life Financial donates $25,000 to support the #TorontoStrong Fund

To help support the community and those impacted by the tragic events in Toronto last week, Sun Life Financial is donating $25,000 to the #TorontoStrong Fund through the Toronto Foundation.

March 01, 2018
More support is available to help you discuss the 2018 federal budget with clients

On February 28, we shared the Budget 2018 summary from Sun Life Global Investments in NewsFlash to help you discuss the implications of the federal budget with clients.

February 15, 2018
Sun Life Financial Q4 2017 results

On February 14, we announced our Q4 2017 results. Throughout Q4 and 2017, we continued our work to ensure that our products and services position you as an advisor who can meet the changing needs of clients.

November 16, 2017
Sun Life Financial Q3 2017 results

On November 8, we announced our Q3 2017 results. Throughout Q3, we continued to provide you with support and innovations so you can to continue to meet the needs of clients in a changing world.

October 19, 2017
Help us improve our service for your chance to win a $500 Visa gift card

The Distribution Service Satisfaction Survey, now in its 10th year, is a comprehensive industry survey run by Life Ops Consulting Group that focuses on service. This is your opportunity to tell us what we're doing right and how we can improve.

August 10, 2017
Sun Life Financial Q2 2017 results

On August 9, we announced our Q2 2017 results.

July 11, 2017
Sun Life Financial donates $25,000 to Canadian Red Cross to assist those affected by wildfires

Sun Life Financial is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help provide relief for those impacted by the wildfires currently raging across BC.

July 06, 2017
Focusing Leadership within SLF Canada

A message from Léo Grépin, SVP, Individual Insurance & Wealth, and Rocco Taglioni, President, Sun Life Financial Distributors (Canada) Inc.

June 15, 2017
New appointments: The Wholesale Distribution team is growing!

A message from Stéphane Vigneault, Vice-president Insurance Distribution, Wholesale channel

May 18, 2017
Sun Life Financial Q1 2017 results

A message from Rocco Taglioni, SVP, Head of Distribution, Individual Insurance and Wealth, Stéphane Vigneault, Vice-President Insurance Distribution, Wholesale Channel and Mike Banham, Vice-President, Wealth Distribution.

On May 9, Sun Life Financial announced its Q1 2017 results.

May 12, 2017
Sun Life Financial donates $25,000 to Canadian Red Cross to assist those affected by flooding

Sun Life Financial is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help provide relief for those impacted by the spring flooding in Quebec and across the country.

March 27, 2017
More support is available to help you discuss the 2017 federal budget with clients

Last week, we shared Budget 2017: Baby steps toward 'economy of tomorrow' from Sun Life Global Investments to help you discuss the implications of the federal budget with clients. We now have a more detailed 2017 federal budget overview Adobe PDF document available for advisors as well as this client-facing Learn and Plan article.

March 23, 2017
Budget 2017: highlights you can share with clients

As you know, Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the federal budget on March 22, 2017. To help you discuss this budget with clients and understand its implications, refer to Budget 2017: Baby steps toward 'economy of tomorrow' from Sun Life Global Investments.

February 17, 2017
Sun Life Financial Q4 2016 results

A message from Rocco Taglioni, SVP, Head of Distribution, Individual Insurance and Wealth, Stéphane Vigneault, Vice-President Insurance Distribution, Wholesale Channel and Mike Banham, Vice-President, Wealth Distribution.

February 09, 2017
Sun Life Financial donates $15,000 to Canadian Red Cross to assist those affected by the ice storm in New Brunswick

Sun Life Financial today announced that it’s donating $15,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help and provide relief for those affected by the ice storm in New Brunswick.

Read our press release for full details.

January 24, 2017
8 years running – we’re the most trusted!

8 years running – we’re the most trusted! We’re proud to share that Sun Life Financial was once again chosen as the Most Trusted Life Insurance Company according to the 2017 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand™ survey. 

December 22, 2016
Canadians are distracted by their finances - how you can help

Almost 1/3 of Canadians who responded to the 2016 Sun Life Financial Canadian Health Index reported that their financial health is distracting them at work.

This annual survey measures Canadians’ attitudes about their health and wellness. Three of the top 4 drivers of uncomfortable levels of stress are all related to financial challenges.

November 10, 2016
Sun Life Financial Q3/2016 results

A message from Rocco Taglioni, SVP, Head of Distribution, Individual Insurance and Wealth, Stéphane Vigneault, Vice-President Insurance Distribution, Wholesale Channel and Mike Banham, Vice-President, Wealth Distribution.

November 10, 2016
What will you find at the new sunlife.com?

The redesign of Sun Life Financial's corporate website sunlife.com simplifies the journey for clients by getting them where they need to go, faster and more efficiently.

September 29, 2016
Help us improve our service for your chance to win a $500 Visa gift card

The Distribution Service Satisfaction Survey, now in its 10th year, is a comprehensive industry survey run by Life Ops Consulting Group that focuses on service. This is your opportunity to tell us what we're doing right and how we can improve.

September 15, 2016
We want to hear from you!

Your opinion matters. Now there’s a new and easy way to let us know what you think. With the new feedback tool, you can provide your thoughts and insights directly from the Sun Life Financial advisor site.

August 18, 2016
Sun Life Financial Q2/2016 results

A message from Rocco Taglioni, SVP, Head of Distribution, Individual Insurance and Wealth, Stéphane Vigneault, Vice-President Insurance Distribution, Wholesale Channel and Mike Banham, Vice-President, Wealth Distribution.

Sun Life Financial has announced the 2nd quarter results for 2016.

August 18, 2016
Announcing Wayne Miller as the new Associate Vice-President, Strategic Business Development

A message from Stéphane Vigneault, Vice-President Insurance Distribution, Wholesale Channel

Effective August 1, 2016, Wayne Miller, has moved into the newly created role of Associate Vice-President, Strategic Business Development.

July 04, 2016
Possible mail disruption - July 2, 2016Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, CUPW are in contract negotiations and, if an agreement is not reached, a legal strike or lockout could come as early as July 2, 2016.
July 04, 2016
Foreign wire restrictions

To better manage regulatory risk and any required reporting to regulatory agencies, Sun Life Financial has implemented the following restrictions with respect to funds wired from outside of Canada into Sun Life's bank account in Canada.

May 12, 2016
Sun Life Financial Q1/2016 results

Sun Life Financial has announced the 1st quarter results for 2016. We thank you for your partnership and helping us accomplish a strong start to the year. If clients have questions about our results, please refer them to sunlife.ca to learn more about Sun Life Financial, including our financial strength, various businesses, and Canadian operations.

March 31, 2016
New appointment: Regional Vice-President, Eastern Region

A message from Stéphane Vigneault, Vice-president  Insurance Distribution, Wholesale Channel

March 29, 2016
More support is available to help you discuss the 2016 federal budget with clientsLast week, we shared the Budget 2016: Upping the ante on stimulus from Sun Life Global Investments to help you discuss the implications of the federal budget with clients. We now have a more detailed 2016 federal budget overview available for advisors.
March 28, 2016
Budget 2016: highlights you can share with clients

As you know, Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the federal budget on March 22, 2016. To help you discuss this budget with clients and understand its implications, refer
to Budget 2016: Upping the ante on stimulus from Sun Life Global Investments as well as this client-facing Brighter Life article.

February 18, 2016
Sun Life Financial Q4/2015 resultsSun Life Financial has announced the 4th quarter results for 2015.
February 04, 2016
We're proud to be recognized as trusted, sustainable and well governed - again!In addition to being Canada's Most Trusted Life Insurance Brand and one of the Most Sustainable Corporations in the world, we've also been recognized as a governance leader!
Canada's Most Trusted Life Insurance Brand - 7 years in a row!