December 6 2018
December 10 2018
SSQ Insurance’s Elite Healthy Enterprise certification renewed by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec
The Bureau de la normalisation du Québec (BNQ) renewed the Elite Health Enterprise certification awarded to SSQ Insurance, still the first and only insurer to have this certification. An audit to determine compliance of organizational practices promoting workplace health and welfare conducted last November confirmed renewal of the certification.
November 29 2018
SSQ Insurance donates more than $1,000,000 to regional causes through the SSQ Quebec City Marathon
SSQ Insurance demonstrates its solidarity and social commitment through its annual fundraising campaign and its partnership with the SSQ Quebec City Marathon. Over the last 13 years, the company has donated more than $ 1 million to regional causes.
October 30, 2018
SSQ Insurance set to increase innovation opportunities with fintech fund investment
SSQ Insurance is investing in Portag3 Ventures II LP (Fund II), the second fintech fund launched by Portag3 Ventures, one of the few global investment platforms dedicated exclusively to financial and insurance technology. Portag3’s strength is matching emerging talent and capital to create and support the ambitions of compelling fintech entrepreneurs.
October 30 2018
A fruitful partnership for SSQ Insurance and Now Solutions Group
In an effort to develop innovative sales solutions, SSQ Insurance has partnered with Now Solutions Group (NSG), an up and coming financial technology company. NSG, whose mission is to provide remote transactional assistance to insurance and financial services companies, is a partner of choice for SSQ Assurance, which will be deploying several solutions over the coming year.
October 11, 2018
SSQ Insurance raises funds for Œuvres Jean Lafrance as part of the SSQ Quebec City Marathon
SSQ Insurance decided to renew its involvement with young people by donating the proceeds from the SSQ Quebec City Marathon to the Œuvres Jean Lafrance, a foundation that welcomes and provides guidance to young boys in need in Quebec City. SSQ Insurance will give them the opportunity to experience a large-scale sporting event by registering them for one of the SSQ Quebec City Marathon races.
October 10, 2018
SSQ Insurance partners with Stanley Security to support the prevention efforts of its home insurance customers
SSQ Insurance now offers Stanley Security prevention services to its home insurance customers. Specializing in electronic security systems, Stanley Security was selected based on the reliability of its service and its distinctive offer for insured customers.
September 25, 2018
Open invitation to the 27th SSQ Insurance Volleyball Challenge
SSQ Insurance, in collaboration with the Club de volleyball Rouge et Or de l’Université Laval, is sending out an open invitation to the general public for the 27th Volleyball Challenge, to be held September 28 and 29 at the Desjardins-UL Amphitheatre located in the PEPS pavilion. The event, which kicks off the UL Rouge et Or season, is one that volleyball fans won’t want to miss.
September 21 2018
SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc. obtains positive credit ratings from A.M. Best
Specializing in the insurance sector, the international credit rating agency A.M. Best amended its ratings outlook for SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc., upgrading them from stable to positive. Moreover, the financial strength rating of “A- (Excellent)” and an issuer credit rating of “a-” were upheld.
September 20 2018
SSQ Insurance to go ahead with reimbursement of medical cannabis expenses
In light of clinical advances demonstrating the efficacy of cannabis in the treatment or relief of certain medical conditions, SSQ Insurance will be offering a new option as of January 1, 2019, to cover medical cannabis expenses.
July 19, 2018
SSQ Insurance in partnership with Allianz Global Benefits to step up its group insurance offer across Canada
SSQ Insurance is very proud to announce its partnership with Allianz Global Benefits, a leader in international employee benefits plans, who is a member of Allianz Group with 88 million clients world-wide. This exclusive agreement represents an important step in SSQ Insurance's pan- Canadian development plan.
June 18, 2018
June 5, 2018
SSQ Insurance partners with BiogeniQ to improve the treatment and well-being of its insured members suffering from depression
SSQ Insurance is pleased to announce its partnership with BiogeniQ in a move to offer group insurance customers an innovative solution to treat depression. BiogeniQ is a company specializing in the field of pharmacogenomics that combines the science of genetics with pharmacology.
May 24, 2018
SSQ Insurance’s digital services at the centre of its business strategy
SSQ Insurance is proud to simplify the life of its community by offering efficient digital services to customers. From its new Customer Centre for general insurance to the mobile application for group insurance, SSQ Insurance is focusing on the accessibility of its digital tools, while proactively reducing the use of paper.
May 22, 2018
SSQ Insurance employees and their families ran for the Maison de Jonathan at the Marathon SSQ de Longueuil
The SSQ Marathon was held last week-end in Longueuil and once again it proved to be a resounding success with nearly 4,000 participants taking part. For a third year in a row, SSQ Insurance is proud to have been the title sponsor of the event, which represents one of its core values: to participate in the well-being of the community.
April 30, 2018
SSQ Insurance unveils solid financial results at its “communities make us”-themed Annual Meeting
SSQ Insurance continued its growth in 2017, delivering satisfactory financial results. The company is once again proving that its foundation is solid, while continuing to evolve through its willingness to adapt and seize every opportunity to innovate.
March 30, 2018
A record year for the Fondation du CHU de Québec’s Bal des Grands romantiques, best Canadian charitable event honoree
Guests of the 24th edition of the Fondation du CHU de Québec’s Bal des Grands romantiques, presented by Québecor, celebrated love and good health last Friday at Vidéotron Center. Under honorary event chairman Jean-François Chalifoux, CEO of SSQ Assurance, the Fondation’s marquee event saw 750 people from the business community raise $ 610,000 to help further the specialized care offered at CHU de Québec-Université Laval. Hosted by Mitsou Gélinas, the Bal’s 24th edition shattered records not only by raising $ 105,000 more than last year, but also in the number of guests in attendance and the number of sponsors that supported the event.
March 28, 2018
February 8, 2018
February 7, 2018
Jean-François Chalifoux among the Top 25 financial services personalities for a second year in a row
Finance et Investissement has unveiled its Top 25 most prominent people in Quebec’s financial services sector and, for a second consecutive year, SSQ Insurance CEO Jean-François Chalifoux is one of the five finalists in the insurance category.
January 29, 2018
SSQ Insurance takes another step toward health and wellness with its new telemedicine service
In line with its ongoing mission to provide innovative products and services, SSQ Insurance is pleased to announce that it is partnering with the Dialogue virtual platform to provide its employees and insured members with instant access to health professional services.
January 15, 2018
January 1, 2018