2010 News Archive

Empire Life superheroes raise a record-breaking $235,515 for the United Way

Kingston, Ontario -  Empire Life employees and retirees in a super heroic effort have raised $235,515 for United Way/Centraides across the country. This is the highest amount the Company has ever achieved in its annual fundraising effort, which includes a corporate match of all pledges, donations and special events proceeds. More than $214,260 of the total raised will benefit the United Way serving Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington.

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Posted Date: October 27, 2010

Empire Life announces two new funds available in Class Plus™ to help Canadians reach their retirement goals

Kingston, Ontario - The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) today announced two new segregated funds available in Class Plus, its guaranteed minimum withdrawal benefit feature within its Empire Class Segregated Funds product.

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Posted Date: July 14, 2010

Empire Life releases 2009 year-end financial results

Kingston, Ontario - The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) has released its 2009 year-end financial results. 

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Posted Date: March 16, 2010

Empire Life announces dividend

Kingston, Ontario - On February 25, 2010, the Board of Directors of The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) declared the payment of an annual cash dividend for 2010 on Empire Life issued and outstanding common shares, in the amount of $15.2273 per share, payable March 15, 2010 to shareholders of record February 25, 2010.

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Posted Date: March 12, 2010

Empire Life launches a new group product designed to provide financial assistance to employees coping with serious illness

Kingston, Ontario - The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) today introduced Vital Assist Health BenefitTM, a product that provides financial assistance to group plan members to help with additional medical expenses upon diagnosis of a serious illness.

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Posted Date: February 01, 2010

Empire Life announces portfolio management changes

Kingston, Ontario - The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) today announced changes to realign portfolio management responsibilities on a number of its Funds. The investment objectives of the Funds remain the same.

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Posted Date: January 25, 2010

Empire Life employees raise funds for Haiti earthquake relief

Kingston, Ontario - In the few days following last week's devastating earthquake in Haiti, Empire Life employees reached into their pockets and raised more than $5,500 for the Canadian Red Cross Haiti Earthquake Relief effort. The funds will be matched by Empire Life, bringing the initial donation to $11,000. The Company has also announced it will match employee donations to any registered aid agency providing earthquake relief in Haiti.

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Posted Date: January 20, 2010

Empire Life announces enhancements to Class Plus

Kingston, Ontario - The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) today announced two enhancements to its Guaranteed Minimum Withdrawal Benefit product, Class Plus, to help Canadians live more comfortably in retirement.

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Posted Date: January 14, 2010