Blue Cross Life Insurance of Canada

Canadian Traditional Issue Health Insurance Plans: A Snapshot Comparison

It can be difficult to decide which health insurance plan to go with, especially when there are so many features, advantages, and drawbacks to sift through. Thankfully, LSM Insurance is here to break it all down for you so you don’t have to. Manulife — Flexcare • You can choose either a core plan or...
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Guaranteed Issue Health Insurance: A Snap-Shot Comparison

Guaranteed issue health insurance plans require no health questions and no medical tests in order for applicants to qualify for their coverage. However, there are a lot of guaranteed issue plans to choose from, and it can be difficult to narrow down your selection. This is why we’re doing it for you. Below you’ll find...
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Canadian Critical Illness Comparison Chart

The Critical Illness marketplace in Canada is heating up. Since the first Canadian Critical Illness policy was sold in the mid-’90s, annualized new premium sales have steadily increased. Premium sales rose by 6 per cent to $103.8 million in 2011. The insurance industry sold 7 per cent more policies than it did in 2010 during...
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The Top 20 Life Insurance Companies 2012

There are many life insurers in Canada, but only those with the highest revenue, premium income, profits and asset value make the Top 20 in the country. According to the June 2012 issue of Financial Post Business Magazine, number 20 is Penncorp Life Insurance Company. Penncorp specializes in disability insurance for Canada’s blue and grey...
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Ontario BlueCross’s Basic Blue Choice

Ontario BlueCross’s Basic Blue Choice is a health and dental policy for Ontario residents that offers very affordable premiums. It offers coverage for nursing care, ambulance services, dental care, hospital benefits, and prescription drugs. In total, Basic Blue Choice Coverage includes the following:
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Term 100 Policies in Canada are Under Pricing Pressure

Term 100 policies provide lifetime protection and fixed premiums. Most of these policies do not have a cash value. However, some Term 100 policies do have a guaranteed cash value available in the later policy years. These policies are generally described as lapse supported life insurance plans, meaning that the insurance company predicts that a...
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Medavie Blue Cross: Easy Access and Preferred Access Simplified-Issue Policy

Medavie Blue Cross offers both an Easy Access and Preferred Access Simplified-Issue policy.
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A.M. Best Ratings for 2009-2010

Unity Life of Canada joined the Foresters family in April 2008 and as of Jan 23 2012 changed their name to Foresters Life Insurance Company. A.M. Best is a credit rating company for the insurance and banking sectors. Consumers use it to assess the financial strength and credit worthiness of their lending institutions. The following...
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Group Critical Illness Insurance Sales

Group Critical Illness insurance sales are on the rise. As reported in the February 2010 issue of the Insurance Journal. Recent data shows that growth of Group Critical Illness sales were seven times stronger than the Group Insurance sector as a whole. The Insurance Journal highlighted 13 of the Group Critical Illness providers in Canada....
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