Among the top 10 life insurance companies in Canada and proudly headquartered in Kingston, Ontario, Empire Life is known for our integrity, personalized service, sound financial management, strength and capitalization, and industry-leading technology.
We have established ourselves as a trusted partner by driving innovation, supporting the community, fostering diversity and inclusion, and focusing on delivering simple, fast and easy solutions created by Canadians to meet the needs of Canadians.
Today, we are one of the top 10 life insurance companies in Canada*. We manage more than $16 billion in assets** with more than 550,000 individual customers and 171,000 group plan members. We are 100% Canadian owned and operated and our focus is on understanding and meeting the financial needs of Canadians.
We enhance our digital life insurance application process with the creation of eVision Illustrator.
We invest in EXOS Wealth Systems Inc. as a minority shareholder.
We purchase six financial services firms and amalgamate them into one wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Life under the name TruStone Financial Inc.
We are the first Canadian insurer to issue Limited Recourse Capital Notes.
We invest in Trident Global Assistance Inc. as a minority shareholder.
We launch a new Retirement and Savings Tool to help Canadians plan and achieve their financial goals.
We invest in The Gryphin Advantage Inc. as a minority shareholder.
Our story begins in 1923, when our founders chose the name The Empire Life Insurance Company to convey strength, security and life. Since then, our story has been one of steady growth and innovation. The Empire Life Insurance Company is founded in Toronto, Ontario by Milton Palmer Langstaff and his four business partners, W. B. Peace, Dr. H.C. Parsons, S. Casey Wood and Edward “Ward” Wright.
** As at September 30, 2022