Life Insurance and Medically Assisted Death

Canada is one of a few countries (listed below) where medically assisted death and/or euthanasia are legal (more on both definitions further below). This poses additional questions on the topic of life insurance and how Canadian life insurance companies treat physician-assisted death.

Below you’ll find detailed information on this topic in the context of Canadian life insurance, with material from multiple life insurance companies. Should you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact our life insurance professionals.

What is medically assisted death?
Is medical assistance in dying different from euthanasia?
What other countries have physician assisted death?
Does life insurance pay for death by suicide in Canada?
Life insurance and medically assisted death: Overview
Life insurance and assisted death: a detailed perspective
Doctor-assisted death and life insurance: other things to know