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(Kingston, ON – August 2, 2018) – The Board of Directors of The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) (TSX: EML.PR.A) today declared the following cash dividends:


Record Date

Payable Date

Amount of Dividend

Common Shares

August 17, 2018


All numbers expressed in millions of dollars, except per share amounts and as otherwise indicated. 

Q2 2018 highlights (compared to Q2 2017)

  • 71% increase in common shareholders’ net income of $57.3 compared to $33.4
  • Earnings per share (basic and diluted) of $58.14 compared to $33.91
  • Return on common shareholders’ equity1 (“ROE”) of 15.6% compared to 10.1%

Q2 2018 year to date highlights (compared to YTD 2017)


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(Toronto, ON – June 21, 2018) Empire Life President & CEO Mark Sylvia has been elected Chair of the Board of the Directors of the Canadian Life & Health Industry Association. 


May 28, 2018 (Toronto, Ontario) – The Empire Life Insurance Company (“Empire Life”) (TSX: EML.PR.A) is introducing seven new global funds, a fee for service option and a preferred pricing program to provide clients with more global and lower cost investment options within their Guaranteed Investment Fund (GIF) product line of segregated funds.