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Jun 26, 2015, 14:26 ET

Mary Ann Baynton recognized as a pioneer in workplace mental health with a CSA Group 2015 Award of Merit

Lauded as 'a leading voice in advancing mental health in the workplace in Canada' WINNIPEG, June 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Great-West Life congratulates...

May 05, 2015, 12:08 ET

Great-West Life national sponsor of Pollution Probe's new Healthy Communities Campaign

Campaign makes the connection between environment, personal health, builds on commitment to well-being detailed in 2014 Public Accountability...

Apr 30, 2015, 11:02 ET

Is Your Organization Psychologically Safe?

Seven in 10 Canadian employees report some degree of concern Nominate a worthy organization by June 1, 2015 at www.safestemployers.com...

Jan 09, 2015, 11:01 ET

Nine in 10 Capital Accumulation Plan sponsors meet their CAP goals, despite mixed participation in DC, RRSP plans

WINNIPEG, Jan. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Ninety-seven per cent of defined contribution (DC) plan sponsors and 90 per cent of registered retirement savings...

Oct 21, 2014, 15:24 ET

Canadian operations of Great-West Lifeco earn 98B CDP score

Enhanced reporting a focus with second-time submission to annual Carbon Disclosure Project WINNIPEG, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Great-West Lifeco...

Oct 10, 2014, 07:00 ET

Canada's Safest Employers Awards to recognize efforts to protect psychological health and safety in the workplace

Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace sponsors new national "Canada's Safest Employers Award - Psychological Safety"; visit...

Oct 07, 2014, 09:30 ET

Federal PRPP now available through Great-West Life

WINNIPEG, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Great-West Life today joined the Minister of State (Finance) in announcing the availability of federal pooled...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:16 ET

Great-West Life announces acquisition of PlanDirect Insurance Services Inc. (PDAssure)

- Will help position Great-West Life as a leader in the individual health insurance market - PDAssure to continue as a subsidiary of...

Aug 25, 2014, 10:24 ET

Great-West Life introduces interactive resource centre for plan sponsors

WINNIPEG, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Employers who offer group retirement and savings plans want to know their programs are helping employees...

Jul 18, 2014, 08:30 ET

Great-West Life now provides VRSPs for businesses in Quebec

WINNIPEG, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Great-West Life has introduced a simple solution for Quebec's voluntary retirement savings plan (VRSP). The...

Jul 15, 2014, 09:53 ET

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life transform their individual insurance new business

Approach to new business comprises leading-edge technology, a sophisticated underwriting rules engine and streamlined processes for instant...

Jan 29, 2014, 15:58 ET

Great-West Life to provide a VRSP solution for Quebec workers

WINNIPEG, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - With Quebec passing its voluntary retirement savings plan (VRSP) legislation, Great-West Life Group Retirement...

Jan 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace marks first year milestone

WINNIPEG, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today marks the one year anniversary of the launch of the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and...

Dec 11, 2013, 10:02 ET

Great-West Life launches smartPATH 2.0 - a new way for employers to engage employees in retirement education, planning and saving

Customized to reflect each participating employer's specific group retirement and savings plan design and features, smartPATH 2.0 changes the way...

Nov 14, 2013, 15:11 ET

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life pledge $75,000 to Canadian Red Cross for Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

WINNIPEG, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life have pledged $75,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support relief...

Jul 05, 2013, 11:12 ET

Great-West Lifeco verkündet Erfüllung der Konditionen für Übernahme der Irish Life Group

Der Leser wird auf das Vorsichtsmemorandum bzgl. in die Zukunft gerichtete Informationen und bzgl. der Finanzmaßnahmen unter...

Jun 28, 2013, 12:35 ET

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life announce $100,000 donation to support Canadian Red Cross Alberta flood relief efforts

WINNIPEG, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life have contributed $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support...

Jun 12, 2013, 10:31 ET

Great-West Life enhances online experience for group retirement services plan members

WINNIPEG, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - With retirement savings increasingly top of mind for many Canadians, the need for convenient access to clear,...

May 16, 2013, 14:43 ET

Creating Value - Our Report to You

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life release 2012 Public Accountability Statement WINNIPEG, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Great-West Life, London...

Oct 30, 2012, 06:00 ET

Workplace psychological health and safety still a significant concern, but some employer workplaces are showing improvement, Ipsos Reid finds

High resolution Infographic: Psychological health & safety in the workplace Fostering psychological health and safety need not be onerous:...