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Horizons ETFs expands ways to gain exposure to marijuana equities

Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. today announced new developments with its suite of Marijuana-focused exchange traded funds. This includes the listing of futures contracts on the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF. Life Insurance Blog


Paul Tyers wins the 2018 PlanPlus Canada Financial Planning Award

PlanPlus has announced Paul Tyers of Toronto as the 2018 winner of the 3rd annual PlanPlus Canada Financial Planning Awards. Life Insurance Blog


Operationalizing a New Insurance Model: Is Traditional Risk Passé?

When I started my insurance career (1983), I was impressed with insurers’ collection of data.  As my career pressed on, the shine faded, as there was little curiosity in using the data beyond specific needs.  However, Big Data, Analytics, Machine Learning, etc., are providing new data and processes to underpin insurance with significant benefits for... Read...


Firm introduces first guaranteed issue insurance product covering medical cannabis

Licensed producers will be paid directly by the insurer Life Insurance Blog


Canadian insurer introduces first guaranteed-issue policy covering medical pot

The firm has already began the process of enrolling licensed producers across Canada Life Insurance Blog


Liver cancer threat looms as higher infection rates collide with specialist shortage

The Canadian population is particularly vulnerable thanks to other health risks on the rise Life Insurance Blog

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