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Mar 26, 2019, 09:00 ET Great-West Life and Dr. Joti Samra launch new tool for leaders to promote psychologically safe workplaces

WINNIPEG, March 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace and Dr. Joti Samra announced the launch of the Psychologically Safe Leader Assessment (PSLA), a free,...


Mar 12, 2019, 09:00 ET Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life launch SimpleProtect - an easy-to-use digital term life insurance application for advisors

WINNIPEG, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life today announced the launch of SimpleProtect™ – a new and intuitive digital application for advisors to help Canadians get ...


Mar 01, 2019, 07:00 ET Great-West Life expands optional medical cannabis coverage and enters into an agreement with Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. for Medical Cannabis Coaching

Eligible medical cannabis claims can also be submitted at the point of sale for immediate reimbursement WINNIPEG, March 1, 2019 /CNW/ - With more than 300,0001 Canadians choosing cannabis for medical ...


Jan 09, 2019, 09:00 ET GLC Asset Management Group Outlook Report: Investors should take neutral stance for 2019

LONDON, ON, Jan. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - GLC Asset Management Group Ltd. (GLC) today released its 2019 Capital Market Outlook which examines the market opportunities and expectations for the year ahead. The...


Nov 29, 2018, 09:30 ET Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life announce the appointment of two senior executives

WINNIPEG, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life announced today the appointment of Brad Fedorchuk as Executive Vice-President, Group Customer and Paul Orlander as...


Oct 12, 2018, 09:04 ET Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life announce $150,000 donation to Fondation Tremplin Santé

Funds will help program continue to improve children's physical well-being across Canada. MONTREAL, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life have announced a renewed...


Oct 10, 2018, 09:16 ET Media Advisory - Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life to announce $150,000 donation to Fondation Tremplin Santé

MONTREAL, Oct. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - On Thursday, October 11, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life will announce a renewed commitment of $150,000 over three years to Fondation Tremplin Santé, a...


Feb 15, 2018, 10:22 ET Great-West Life contributing $300,000 to support technology innovation and entrepreneurship

Sponsorship of Creative Destruction Lab will help next-generation tech startups scale their business TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Great-West Life announced today that it is contributing $300,000...


Nov 23, 2017, 09:41 ET Head of GLC Asset Management Group named among Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women

Leadership, performance and community service key to selection of Ruth Ann McConkey for this distinction LONDON, ON, Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - GLC Asset Management Group President, Ruth Ann McConkey, has ...


Oct 10, 2017, 12:36 ET Millennials most likely to have experience with depression

Younger workers also more likely to report bullying and discrimination due to mental illness WINNIPEG, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - One in every two members of the youngest generation in Canada's workplaces ...


Jul 31, 2017, 18:35 ET Great-West Lifeco subsidiary completes acquisition of Financial Horizons Group - The leading MGA in the Canadian market

TSX:GWO Readers are referred to the cautionary notes regarding Forward-Looking Information and Non-IFRS Financial Measures at the end of this release. All figures are expressed in Canadian dollars,...


Jul 13, 2017, 09:36 ET Great-West Life contributing $25,000 to help those impacted by wildfires in B.C.

Donation to the Canadian Red Cross B.C. Fires Appeal will help families in need WINNIPEG, July 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross issued a B.C. Fires Appeal to help the people and families...


Jun 05, 2017, 09:56 ET National Standard tops Centre's impact on workplace mental health since 2007

Congratulations to Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace for 10 years of achievement WINNIPEG, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Great-West Life congratulates the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in...


May 19, 2017, 12:00 ET Great-West Lifeco subsidiary announces acquisition of Financial Horizons Group - The leading MGA in the Canadian market

TSX:GWO Readers are referred to the cautionary notes regarding Forward-Looking Information and Non-IFRS Financial Measures at the end of this release. All figures are expressed in Canadian dollars,...


May 16, 2017, 12:47 ET Companies announce innovation funding to help more young people graduate from high school

$500,000 to help Pathways to Education share new ideas, best practices for youth education WINNIPEG, May 16, 2017 /CNW/ -With a unique mix of academic, social, financial, and one-on-one supports for...


Apr 20, 2017, 15:17 ET Over 900 ways we are building stronger communities

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life release Public Accountability Statement WINNIPEG, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Well-being takes many forms, from financial security and good health to safe...


Mar 09, 2017, 10:00 ET Banks and Insurance Companies Announce Canadian Business Growth Fund of up to $1B

TORONTO, March 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's leading banks and insurance companies today announced their intent to create a fund to invest up to $1 billion in Canadian businesses over the next decade to...


Feb 15, 2017, 06:00 ET Over half of Canadian employers provide access to financial advice in their group retirement and savings plan

Sponsored by Great-West Life, the 2016 CAP Benchmark Report provides employers with Canadian benchmark data and strategies to help employers improve employees' retirement savings. WINNIPEG, Feb. 15,...


Feb 02, 2017, 08:43 ET Feeling safer at work? Survey says: It's a welcome trend

Research finds employees of organizations applying the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace perceive less psychological risk in the workplace. WINNIPEG,...


Nov 08, 2016, 14:06 ET Monique Maynard appointed President, Quebec Affairs for Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life

WINNIPEG, Nov. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Great-West Life announced today that senior executive Monique Maynard, FSA, FCIA, has been appointed President, Quebec Affairs for the company and its subsidiaries,...


Nov 08, 2016, 14:05 ET Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life announce alignment of Canadian operations and appointment of three senior executives

WINNIPEG, Nov. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life announced today an organizational alignment to respond to changing customer needs and expectations. The companies will...


Oct 07, 2016, 07:00 ET "Wear a Mona Lisa smile," and other practical ways to build a stronger, more resilient work team

WINNIPEG, Oct. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Monday, October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and Mary Ann Baynton, Program Director for the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace, offers some...


Aug 31, 2016, 09:00 ET First deadline to implement VRSPs fast approaching

VRSPs are expected to help approx. 2 million Québec workers save for retirement. WINNIPEG, Aug. 31, 2016 /CNW/ - The first deadline to implement a Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan (VRSP) is fast...


May 24, 2016, 10:57 ET Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life's 2015 Public Accountability Statement highlights commitment to Canadians through support of over 900

WINNIPEG, May 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life have released their 2015 Public Accountability Statement. The annual statement, titled Commitment to well-being, is the...


May 05, 2016, 17:29 ET Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life announce $100,000 donation to support the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal relief efforts

WINNIPEG, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life have contributed $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal to aid in relief and support efforts associated...