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The Annual and Special Meeting of the shareholders and participating policyholders of The Empire Life Insurance Company (Company) was held at Vantage Venues, 150 King Street West, 27th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 3:00 p.m., Eastern Time, for the following purposes:

  1. To receive and consider the consolidated financial statements of the Company for the year ended December 31, 2017 together with the report of the auditors thereon;
  2. To consider and, if thought advisable, to confirm by special resolution, the Resolution of the Board of Directors passed March 6, 2018, amending sections 3.01 and 8.01 of the Company’s amended and restated by-law to, among other things:
    1. set the minimum number of directors at eight (8) and the maximum number of directors at twelve (12);
    2. set the minimum number of Shareholders’ Directors at five (5) and the maximum number of Shareholders’ Directors at seven (7);
    3. set the minimum number of Policyholders’ Directors at three (3) and the maximum number of Policyholders’ Directors at five (5); 
  3. To elect Shareholders’ Directors and Policyholders’ Directors;
  4. To reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors and to authorize the directors to fix the auditors’ remuneration; and  
  5. To transact such further or other business as may properly come before the meeting (or any postponement or adjournment thereof).

Annual Meeting Materials