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One of Canada’s leading life insurance companies

One of the top 10 Canadian life insurance companies*, we offer life insurance, investment products and employee benefits, including:

  • Life and critical illness insurance
  • Segregated funds and annuities 
  • Mutual funds, through our subsidiary, Empire Life Investments Inc. 
  • Group health, critical illness, disability and dental insurance plans 
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Fast Facts

How are we different from other insurance companies in Canada? 

Our mission is to make it simple, fast and easy for you to get the investment, insurance and group benefits coverage you need to build wealth, generate income, and achieve financial security. Based in Kingston, Ontario, we are known for 

  • Our integrity
  • Sound financial management and fund management
  • Strength and capitalization
  • Personalized service
  • Industry-leading technology
  • Strong distribution partner relationships  

Our promise to you 

We value the trust you place in us to pay claims and manage your investments responsibly. 

  • Overall individual claims paying rate for 2017: 99% 
  • Net benefits and claims paid to our customers in 2017: $635 million
  • Total assets including general and segregated funds as at , 2018: $16.4 billion

*Based on revenue, as reported in the Globe and Mail Report on Business, June 2018.


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You can buy some of our insurance and investment products online with the help of an advisor, or buy direct from us online.

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