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09 Jan, 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...


21 Oct, 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...


10 Oct, 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...


07 Oct, 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...


03 Sep, 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...


25 Aug, 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...


18 Jul, 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...


15 Jul, 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...


29 Jan, 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...


16 Jan, 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...


11 Dec, 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...


14 Nov, 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...


28 Jun, 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...


12 Jun, 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,...


16 May, 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...


30 Oct, 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:...


09 Oct, 2012, 06:00 ET More than one in five Canadian employees report depression: Manager intervention improving but more support needed, Ipsos Reid finds

High resolution Infographic: Depression in the workplace Managing Mental Health Matters is a practical resource to help managers respond when...


16 Apr, 2012, 11:05 ET New app for Apple iPhone and iPod touch mobile digital devices allows GroupNet members to submit insurance claims 'on the go'

WINNIPEG, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Great-West Life today introduced an innovative mobile application that gives registered members of...


12 Jun, 2008, 01:00 ET Robert L. Reynolds named President and CEO of Great-West Lifeco U.S. subsidiary Putnam Investments, LLC

WINNIPEG, June 12 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Great-West Lifeco Inc. announced today that The Board of Directors of its U.S. subsidiary Putnam...