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Jun 24, 2020, 08:00 ET Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Lumino Health connect patients to local health care providers

TORONTO, June 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Connecting with a health care provider like a physiotherapist or chiropractor once you're out of the hospital can be a challenge. After a surgery or procedure, patients ...


Jun 18, 2020, 06:00 ET Over half of all Canadians do not know how to find virtual care

COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for health care from home TORONTO, June 18, 2020 /CNW/ - The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the importance of virtual care. Once an emerging trend,...


Jun 15, 2020, 07:47 ET Innovating for Clients and advisors when they need us most

Sun Life Canada advisors host over 55,000 virtual Individual Client meetings during COVID-19 TORONTO, June 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Sun Life Canada has accelerated its digital transformation to make it...


Jun 01, 2020, 06:00 ET Many Canadians relying on family and friends for mental health support during COVID-19

Five signs that may indicate you need additional support TORONTO, June 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians navigating COVID-19 are turning to family and friends to help them manage their mental health. In a...


May 27, 2020, 08:00 ET Sun Life and Teladoc Health bring Mental Health Navigator to Canadian Clients

New offering provides additional mental health support TORONTO, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - A recent Sun Life survey found that 56% of Canadians said the COVID-19 pandemic is having a negative impact on...


May 11, 2020, 06:00 ET Social isolation is taking a toll on Canadians' mental health

More than half of Canadians experiencing mental health issues during COVID-19 TORONTO, May 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Millions of Canadians haven't left their homes in weeks. For many, the only outing is going ...


Mar 31, 2020, 12:00 ET Sun Life announces free virtual health care services to Group Benefits Clients

TORONTO, March 31, 2020 /CNW/ - As Canada and its health care system continue to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, Sun Life is taking action to help support Clients and Canadians in need of enhanced...


Mar 30, 2020, 12:00 ET Sun Life to donate $1 million to support communities impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Support efforts will focus on health care, elder care and addressing food security needs TORONTO, March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Sun Life is donating an initial C$1 million to support communities impacted by ...


Feb 24, 2020, 14:45 ET $100,000 for more mental health services for youth in the Québec City region

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 24, 2020 CNW/ - Québec City Mayor Régis Labeaume, and Mr. Jacques Goulet, President of Sun Life Canada, today announced the creation of a $100,000 mental health fund. Sun Life will...


Jan 13, 2020, 08:00 ET First year of the Montreal Heart Institute's Diabetes Prevention Clinic supported by Sun Life Financial

Patients on the road to recovery from type 2 diabetes MONTREAL, Jan. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - What if you were told you could reverse the course of type 2 diabetes through exercise and a healthy diet? That...


Dec 19, 2019, 10:55 ET "Alexa, ask Sun Life what my physiotherapist coverage is"

The latest move in the company's digital transformation journey, Sun Life Clients can now tap into the Sun Life skill for Amazon Alexa to learn about benefits coverage details TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2019...


Dec 18, 2019, 02:06 ET Sun Life to Acquire Majority Stake in InfraRed Capital Partners

Global infrastructure and real estate investment manager to join SLC Management WELLESLEY, MA, NEW YORK CITY and TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today...


Nov 21, 2019, 08:55 ET Sun Life announces $293 million annuity buy-out deal with Rayonier Advanced Materials

Transaction highlights growing de-risking trend in Canada TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Sun Life announced a $293 million annuity buy-out transaction with Rayonier Advanced Materials ("RYAM") ...


Nov 19, 2019, 06:00 ET Counting pennies: the frugal facts of retirement

What working Canadians can do now to ensure a financially secure future Sun Life survey finds nearly half (47%) of working Canadians believe there is a serious risk they could outlive their...


Oct 30, 2019, 10:20 ET How Sun Life is transforming digital healthcare one click at a time

Lumino Health surpasses 10 million provider ratings TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Lumino Health is celebrating one year of helping Canadians find their healthcare match online. To date, Sun...


Oct 02, 2019, 14:16 ET Sun Life is proud title sponsor of the Toronto Raptors Training Camp in Québec City

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Sun Life is proud to be title sponsor of the first Raptors Training Camp hosted in the province of Quebec. The Camp has brought #WeTheNorth excitement to Québec City ...


Sep 30, 2019, 13:30 ET New insurance solutions round out Sun Life's permanent product shelf, helping advisors offer peace of mind to business owners

Added simplicity, flexibility help Canadians protect what matters most to them TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Sun Life announced that it will offer simple and flexible options for guaranteed...


Sep 24, 2019, 06:00 ET Mental health conditions on the rise while helpful resources remain untouched

60% of Canadians with mental health concerns not using support tools TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Mental health challenges continue to affect the lives of many Canadians. According to the 2019 Sun ...


Aug 13, 2019, 10:31 ET Sun Life completes inaugural Sustainability Bond Offering

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) (the "Company") announced today the successful completion of the public offering in Canada of $750 million principal...


Jul 02, 2019, 00:13 ET Sun Life Completes Acquisition of Majority Stake in BentallGreenOak

TORONTO, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. ("Sun Life") (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced the completion of its acquisition of a majority stake in BentallGreenOak. Leveraging the deep ...


Jun 04, 2019, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Sun Life brings the joy of music to Prince Edward Island

CHARLOTTETOWN, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Sun Life will inspire budding musicians in Prince Edward Island with the expansion of its Musical Instrument Lending Library program to four public libraries on...


Feb 27, 2019, 10:32 ET Living life to the fullest - that's true wealth too!

Sun Life helps achieve lifetime financial well-being MONTREAL, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - In a recent survey by Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF), only 46% of Quebecers say they feel...


Feb 04, 2019, 18:32 ET Sun Life, NBA, Toronto Raptors and Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada team up as Dunk for Diabetes program expands to Quebec for first time

Youth in Montreal, Longueuil and Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury to participate in basketball-themed programming that promotes a healthy lifestyle and type 2 diabetes prevention A newly renovated basketball...


Feb 01, 2019, 17:08 ET Sun Life, NBA, Toronto Raptors and Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada team up as Dunk for Diabetes program expands to Quebec for first time

Youth in Montreal, Longueuil and Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury to participate in basketball-themed programming that promotes a healthy lifestyle and type 2 diabetes prevention A newly renovated basketball...


Feb 01, 2019, 06:30 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - NBA, Sun Life Financial and Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Team Up to Launch New Grassroots Basketball Program in Quebec/

- REFURBISHED BASKETBALL COURT TO BE UNVEILED AT DAWSON BOYS & GIRLS CLUB - MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - WHO: Leah MacNab, NBA Canada Senior Director, Marketing Partnerships Jacques Goulet,...